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Title Books in the Catholic World during the Early Modern Period.
Imprint Brill, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource
Series Library of the Written Word - The Handpress World
Library of the Written Word - The Handpress World.
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Subject Book industries and trade -- Europe -- History.
Book industries and trade -- New Spain -- History.
Book industries and trade -- South Africa -- History.
Printing -- History.
Catholic literature -- Publishing -- History.
Catholics -- Books and reading -- History.
New Spain.
South Africa.
Genre History.
Contents Books in the Catholic World during the Early Modern Period; Copyright; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; 1. The Verdussens and the International Trade in Catholic Books (Antwerp, Seventeenth Century); 2. The Globalization of the European Book Market: Diego Crance's Catalogus Librorum (Seville, 1680) and the Sale of Books in New Spain; 3. Communitas Christiana. The Sources of Christian Tradition in the Construction of Early Castilian Spiritual Literature, ca. 1400-1540; 4. Italian Literature in the Hispanic World during the Early Modern Period (Seville and Mexico City).
5. Aristocratic Book Consumption in the Seventeenth Century: Austrian Aristocratic Book Collectors and the Role of Noble Networks in the Circulation of Books from Spain to Austria6. Before we are Condemned: Inquisitorial Fears and Private Libraries of New Spain; 7. Artem Quaevis Terra Alit: Books in the Cape Colony during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; Bibliography; Index of Names.
Summary The current volume aims to shed new light on the relationships between Catholicism and books during the early modern period, gathering studies with special focus on trade, common readings and the mechanisms used to control readership in different territories.
Other Title Print version: 9781306318938