A history of the Frankfurt Book Fair /

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Author / Creator:Weidhaas, Peter.
Uniform title:Zur Geschichte der Frankfurter Buchmesse. English
Imprint:Toronto, Ontario ; Tonawanda, NY : Dundurn Press, c2007.
Description:280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Frankfurt
/ Frankfurter Buchmesse.
Frankfurter Buchmesse -- History.
Frankfurter Buchmesse -- Histoire.
Frankfurter Buchmesse.
Book industries and trade -- Germany -- Frankfurt am Main -- Exhibitions -- History.
Livres -- Industrie -- Allemagne -- Francfort-sur-le-Main -- Expositions -- Histoire.
Book industries and trade -- Exhibitions.
Germany -- Frankfurt am Main.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6824362
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Other authors / contributors:Gossage, Carolyn, 1933-
Wright, W. A. (Wendy A.), 1933-
ISBN:9781550027440
1550027441
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [270]-273) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • 7. The Gradual Decline of the Book Fair in Frankfurt
  • Part 2. Leipzig's Era of Supremacy (1764-1861)
  • 8. Leipzig's Historic Role
  • Part 3. The Frankfurt Book Fairs of the Twentieth Century
  • 9. Early Attempts at Revival
  • 10. The Frankfurt Phoenix
  • 11. Moving Forward in Frankfurt
  • 12. The Frankfurt Peace Prize and Expansion to the Fairgrounds
  • 13. The Book Family
  • 14. East-West Turmoil
  • Introduction
  • 15. In the Name of Literature
  • 16. The Role of the Press
  • 17. 1968 - A Turning Point
  • 18. Business as Usual
  • 19. Major Book Fair Themes - From Latin America to India
  • 20. Growing Internationalism
  • 21. A Changing Infrastructure
  • 22. Power Struggle: The U.S. Market Asserts Its Influence
  • 23. The Author at the Book Fair: From Albert Schweitzer to Salman Rushdie
  • 24. The Era of the Agent
  • Part 1. The Original Frankfurt Book Fairs (1454-1764) from the Middle Ages to the Reformation and the Age of Reason
  • 25. Frankfurt Goes Electronic
  • Author's Note
  • Endnotes
  • Index of Names
  • 1. A Man Hurries through Frankfurt - October 1454
  • 2. A Book Fair Is Created
  • 3. A Thriving Centre
  • 4. A Meeting of Minds on Buchgasse
  • 5. The Frankfurt Book Fair in the Seventeenth Century
  • 6. The Issue of Imperial-Catholic Book Censorship