History of the press and book industry (s) (2007/2008)

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Course code
4S01415
Name of lecturer
Giancarlo Volpato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-STO/08 - ARCHIVAL SCIENCE, BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LIBRARIANSHIP
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre dal Feb 18, 2008 al May 31, 2008.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

providing a general overview of a world mostly unknown, from Gutenberg and printing in the western societies (and above all in Italy) to current publishing.

Syllabus

Contents of the course: from the manuscript to printed paper; the success of the book and its influence in society; Renaissance as cultural model and the importance of the book; the book as an object; the 18th century; literacy and mass-media; publishing and political power.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam