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  • Projektmanagement im Verlagby Holger Zimmermann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00

    This book offers practical guidelines to project directors in the publishing industry for managing organizational changes, introducing new business models, and implementing book projects. It describes every step of project development from launch to completion and helps readers to avoid pitfalls with instructions, checklists, and tips. The author presents... more...

  • The Epistemological Perspective of the Pearl-Poetby Piotr Spyra

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Using the epistemological thought of Saint Augustine as the key to thematic continuity, this book reads Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight as a composite text with a continuous narrative that produces meaning through its own intricate internal structure. The book ultimately provides the reader with a clear sense of the... more...

  • Die Herstellungby Hubert Blana; Tobias Ott

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 770.00

    For almost 30 years now, Die Herstellung (?The Production?) has been a standard reference work in the realms of publishing, book trade and graphic design. It covers classical production work, basics of typography, production technology and calculation, as well as current developments in the fields of conventional and electronic publications, such as... more...

  • Castiglione's Allegoryby W. R. Albury

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Approaching The Book of the Courtier as an early modern reader would have, author W.R. Albury explores aspects of the work which he argues are intentionally concealed and veiled in allegory. In this reading, Albury recovers a serious political message which he shows has a great deal of contemporary relevance, and which is lost from sight when the work... more...

  • Newspapers in Transitionby Jim Cox

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    The impact of cyberspace on newsprint journalism is at the core of this text. After a brief history of U.S. news dailies and weeklies it turns attention to those journals' status today. A wide range of forces that impinge on their success and failure are explored, including the decline of their relevancy for an increasing percentage of the population.... more...

  • Publishing, Printing, and the Origins of the Intellectual Life in Russia, 1700-1800by Gary Marker

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    Gary Marker describes the pursuit of an effective public voice by political, Church, and literary elites in Russia as synonymous with the struggle to control the printed media, showing that Russian publishing and printing evolved in a way that sharply diverged from Western experiences but that proved to be highly significant for Russian society. ... more...

  • Trust Ownership and the Future of Newsby Gavin Ellis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Crumbling business models mean news media structures must change. Gavin Ellis explores the past and present use of newspaper trusts ? drawing on case studies such as the Guardian , the Irish Times and the Pulitzer Prize winning Tampa Bay Times ? to make the case for a form of ownership dedicated to sustaining high quality journalism. more...

  • Trustees for the Public?by Judith C Joos

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 98.27

    Britische Buchverlage im Spannungsfeld von intellektueller Selbständigkeit, wirtschaftlichem Interesse und patriotischer Verpflichtung im Vorfeld und während des Zweiten Weltkriegs In Zeiten des Krieges gerät verlegerische Praxis unvermeidbar ins Spannungsfeld politischer, ideologischer und ökonomischer Auseinandersetzungen. Die Studie zeigt am Beispiel... more...

  • Von Schwaben in den Bismarckarchipelby Ulrich Fellmann

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 53.60

    Johanna Fellmann (1876?1962), zweites Kind des Pastors Matthäus Claß, verbrachte Kindheit, Jugend und Internatszeit in Schwaben. 20jährig verlobte sie sich mit Heinrich Fellmann (1871?1946) und erklärte sich bereit, als Missionarsfrau nach Melanesien zu gehen. Ihre Tagebücher sind bewegend. Wenige Blätter gelten dem Elternhaus und der Jugendliebe Georg... more...

  • Reisen und Lesen im Zeitalter der Industrialisierungby Christine Haug

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 60.30

    Gegenstand der Studie ist die historische Darstellung der Geschichte des Bahnhofs- und Verkehrsbuchhandels in Deutschland von seinen Anfängen in den 1850er Jahren bis zum Ende der Weimarer Republik. Es werden die spezi?schen literarischen Distributionsmodelle für Literatur auf dem Reisemarkt (Einrichtung von Bahnhofs-, Schiffs- und Badebuchhandlungen,... more...