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Varia Historia

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MOLLIER, Jean-Yves. The history of the book and the edition: a privileged observatory of mankind's mental world in the XVIIIth to the XXth centuries. Varia hist. [online]. 2009, vol.25, n.42, pp.521-537. ISSN 0104-8775.

This article aims to link the history of the book with the history of printing, analyzing the period between the birth of publishing, in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, particularly in France and in the United Kingdom. Exploring the mental universe of men and their cultural practices that make possible to write a history of book publishing and reading at the time of printing.

Keywords : book; reading; edition.

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