SMC228H1: Elements of Material Bibliography and Print Culture (formerly SMC228Y1)

Hours: 
36L

An historical introduction to the evolution of printing processes since Gutenberg. Attention is given to topics such as the mechanization of printing, the industrialization of the book chain since the nineteenth century, typography and publishing. Visits to rare book collections are an integral part of the course. Note: this course is not intended as a guide to self-publishing nor as a workshop on book making.

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)