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The Stationers’ Company in England before 1710

Gadd, I (2016) 'The Stationers’ Company in England before 1710.' In: Alexander, I and Gómez-Arostegui, H.T, eds. Research handbook on the history of copyright law. Research handbooks in intellectual property . Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 81-95. ISBN 9781783472390

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Abstract

The chapter explores the emergence and development of copyright in England prior to 1710, with particular reference to the London book trade guild known as the Stationers' Company.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Additional Information:

There has been an explosion of interest in recent years regarding the origin and of intellectual property law. The study of copyright history, in particular, has grown remarkably in the last twenty years, with a flurry of activity in the last ten. Crucial to this activity has been a burgeoning focus on unpublished primary sources, enabling new and stimulating insights. This Handbook takes stock of the field of copyright history as it stands today, as well as examines potential developments in the future.

Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2015 16:21
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2016 01:40
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/6652
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