Book History (journal)

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Book History  
Cover of "Book History" volume 13 (2010)
Cover of Book History volume 13 (2010).
Book Hist.
Subject History
Language English
Edited by Ezra Greenspan
Jonathan Rose
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Annual
ISSN 1098-7371 (print)
1529-1499 (web)
OCLC no. 42631160

Book History is the official publication of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing. It was established in 1998 and is published annually by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

Book History is an academic journal devoted to the history of the book, i.e. the history of the creation, dissemination and reception of script and printed materials. It publishes research on the social, economic and cultural history of authorship, editing, printing, the book arts, publishing and the book trade, periodicals, newspapers, ephemera, copyright, censorship, literary agents, libraries, literary criticism, canon formation, literacy, literary education, reading habits, and reader response.

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