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The Book Triumphant
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Preface Notes on contributors PART ONE THE BOOK IN NATIONAL CONTEXTS 1. Printing in the Low Countries in the Early Sixteenth Century Andrew Pettegree 2. The Italian Book: Catalogue, Censuses and Survival Neil Harris 3. How Complete Are the German National Bibliographies for the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (VD16 and VD17) ? Jurgen Beyer 4. The Printed Book on the Iberian Peninsula, 1500-1540 Alexander Wilkinson 5. The Vanishing Press: Printing in Provincial France in the Early Sixteenth Century Malcolm Walsby PART TWO PRINTING AND THE REFORMATION 6. Turning Luther's Weapons against him. The Birth of Catholic Propaganda in Saxony in the 1520s Christoph Volkmar 7. Preaching and Printing in Germany on the Eve of the Thirty Years' War Amy Nelson Burnett 8. Pamphlets in the Theological Debates of the Later Sixteenth Century: The Mainz Editorial Project "Controversia et Confessio" Johannes Hund and Henning P. Jurgens 9. Devices of Protestant Printers in the Sixteenth Century Justyna Kilianczyk-Zieba PART THREE TRANSMISSION AND TRANSLATIONS 10. History in Transition: Enguerrand de Monstrelet's Chroniques in Manuscript and Print (c.1450-c.1600) Hanno Wijsman 11. The `Renaissance Cultural Crossroads' Catalogue: A Witness to the Importance of Translation in Early Modern Britain Brenda M. Hosington 12. Between Basel and Zurich: Humanist Rivalries and the Works of Sebastian Munster Matthew McLean PART FOUR NETWORKS AND THE BOOK TRADE 13. The Book- and Reading-Culture in Basle and Zurich During the Sixteenth Century Urs B. Leu 14. Augsburg's Position in the System of the German Book Trade in the First Half of the Sixteenth Century Hans-Joerg Kunast 15. Book Trade Practices in Early Sixteenth-Century Paris: Pierre Vidoue (1516-1543) David J. Shaw 16. The Coexistence of Manuscript and Print: Handwritten Newsletters in the Second Century of Print, 1540-1640 Zsuzsa Barbarics-Hermanik Index

About the Author

Malcolm Walsby, Ph.D. (2001) in History, is a lecturer at the University of St Andrews and manager of the USTC. He is the author of The Counts of Laval. Culture, Patronage and Religion (Ashgate, 2007) and The Printed Book in Brittany, 1480-1600 (Brill, 2011). Graeme Kemp is a postdoctoral fellow on a project examining the history of mathematics, a collaborative venture between the University of Southern California and the University of St Andrews. He has worked on a range of bibliographic and historical projects.

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"The Book Triumphant is a valuable guide to the increasing importance of the printed book in sixteenth-century Europe." - Eric N. Lindquist, University of Maryland, in: Renaissance Quarterly 65/4 (Winter 2012), pp. 1281-1283

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