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Lost Illusions : The Politics of Publishing in Nineteenth-Century France (Hardcover)

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Linking the study of business and politics, Christine Haynes reconstructs the passionate and protracted debate over the development of the book trade in nineteenth-century France. Haynes shows how publishers succeeded in transforming the industry from a tightly controlled trade to a free enterprise, with dramatic but paradoxical consequences for literature in France. In tracing the contest over literary production in France, Haynes emphasizes the role of the Second Empire in enabling - but also in limiting - press freedom and literary property.

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Publisher Harvard Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780674035768
SKU 211288113
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0674035763
Release Date 1/1/2010
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0328
Publisher Harvard University Press
Series Part 167
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