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A History of Cambridge University Press: Volume 1, Printing and the Book Trade in Cambridge, 1534-1698
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 524

A History of Cambridge University Press: Volume 1, Printing and the Book Trade in Cambridge, 1534-1698

This is a history of Cambridge University Press, the oldest press in the world. These volumes chart the history from 1534 to 1972. 1534 saw the University being granted a charter by Henry VIII to print in Cambridge. By the 1970's the Press had become an international organisation with authors and customers worldwide.

A History of Cambridge University Press: Volume 3, New Worlds for Learning, 1873-1972
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 536

A History of Cambridge University Press: Volume 3, New Worlds for Learning, 1873-1972

The third and final volume of A History of Cambridge University Press, covering 1873-1972.

Cambridge University Press 1584-1984
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 329

Cambridge University Press 1584-1984

The anniversary history of Cambridge University Press, 1584-1984, now published in paperback.

A Short History of Cambridge University Press
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 84

A Short History of Cambridge University Press

A short, illustrated account of the world's oldest publishing house.

Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary Reference Book with CD-ROM
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1137

Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary Reference Book with CD-ROM

The Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary defines the vocabulary students need to succeed in high school and beyond. Entries cover more than 2,000 content-area vocabulary items, as well as general academic vocabulary and full coverage of everyday words and phrases. The CD-ROM lets students search for vocabulary by subject area, includes audio of all entry words, offers word family and frequency information, and has a thesaurus and instant lookup feature.

List of Books Printed at Cambridge University Press, 1521-1800
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 57
Cambridge Business English Dictionary
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 947

Cambridge Business English Dictionary

The most up-to-date business English dictionary created specially for learners of English.

Cambridge Learner's Dictionary with CD-ROM
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 848

Cambridge Learner's Dictionary with CD-ROM

Ideal for PET and FCE preparation Packed full of useful study extras, the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary helps you on your way to becoming a confident, natural English speaker. With clear definitions, written especially for intermediate level students, and thousands of examples that put the language into context, this dictionary is an invaluable companion, whether you are learning English for work or pleasure, or preparing for an exam. The best bits of the dictionary ... * NEW! Improved and expanded study pages include the innovative 'Talk' section, focussing on conversation, and how people really speak in day-to-day situations. * NEW! Word Partner boxes show how words are used together, hel...

Cambridge University Press, 1696-1712
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 396

Cambridge University Press, 1696-1712

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2009-11
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Donald Francis McKenzie (1931 1999) was one of the foremost bibliographers of the twentieth century, and his contributions to the history of the book continue to exert great influence on the field. Early in his career, he made a detailed study of the archives of Cambridge University Press, focusing on the period 1696 1712. In the course of his research, McKenzie discovered quite different working practices and patterns from what had previously been assumed, and this two-volume book, published in 1966, revolutionized the study of printing history. The discoveries described here were the foundation of much of McKenzie's subsequent work as he applied his findings from this specific case study to the world of early modern printing in general. The second volume consists of transcriptions of the minutes of the Press' governing Curators (now referred to as the Syndics), the Press' accounts, bills and receipts."

The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 353

The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture

This book provides a comprehensive account of the culture of modern France. Specially- commissioned essays by leading specialists focus on a wide range of political, historical and cultural questions. The volume provides information and analysis on such topics as national identity, architecture, the mass media, food, literature, cinema, intellectual culture and music. The volume is well supported by supplementary material including a chronology, illustrations and suggestions for further reading. The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture is an invaluable source of materials for courses on all aspects of modern France.