Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (November 6, 2000)
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The heritage of the sciences and the background of the ebook are complementary, and there was a lot fresh leading edge examine within the intersection of those full of life fields. This accessibly-written, well-illustrated quantity is the 1st systematic normal paintings to do justice to the end result of contemporary scholarship. The twenty specially-commissioned chapters hide the interval from the Carolingian renaissance of studying to the mid-nineteenth-century consolidation of technology, and consider all points of the authorship, creation, distribution, and reception of manuscripts, books and journals within the quite a few sciences.