How to do things with books in Victorian Britain /

How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain asks how our culture came to frown on using books for any purpose other than reading. When did the coffee-table book become an object of scorn? Why did law courts forbid witnesses to kiss the Bible? What made Victorian cartoonists mock commuters who h...

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Author / Creator: Price, Leah.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
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