A History of Reading

A History of Reading

Hardcover
Pub. price: $26.95

ISBN10: 0670843024 ISBN13: 9780670843022 Publisher: Penguin USA Published: Aug 1 1996 Pages: 372 Weight: 1.80lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 7.25" Depth: 1.50" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

Presents the stories of book thieves, book burners, censors, anarchists, women of eleventh century Japan who had to invent their own reading material, and African American slaves who were forbidden to read under penalty of death

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