The Center for the Book and the History of the Book

  title={The Center for the Book and the History of the Book},
  author={Eleanor F. Shevlin and E. Lindquist},
  journal={Libraries \& the Cultural Record},
  pages={56 - 69}
In the three decades and more since its creation, the Center for the Book has benefited immensely from John Cole’s leadership in executing its broad public mandate. During these same decades the history of the book has become firmly established as a significant field of study, yielding an abundance of innovative scholarship. 1 The development of the Center not only coincided but also intertwined with the emergence of book history as a field, especially from 1977 to 1980, years that were… Expand
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