The Women in Print Movement: History and Implications

  title={The Women in Print Movement: History and Implications},
  author={Trysh Travis},
  journal={Book History},
  pages={275 - 300}
  • T. Travis
  • Published 12 September 2008
  • Art, History
  • Book History
Writing ten years ago in the newsletter of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing, Leslie Howsam observed a fascinating tautology shaping the field of book history. Scholars looking to understand the human agency that animates the communications circuit through which books take on life, Howsam noted, had discovered ‘‘women at every node of the cycle and at all periods in history, from the printers’ widows operating independently of the craft guilds of early modern… 
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