Paper Empires: A History of the Book in Australia 1946-2005

Munro, Craig / Sheahan-Bright, Robyn (Editors)

Our Price
Retail Price AUD$45.00
Your Price
In Stock (1)
Dispatch: 1 day

Paper Empires: A History of the Book i/Munro, Craig //Paper/0702235733/S014-B


Gift Wrapping
Add Gift Wrapping (click checkbox)

If you would like a gift wrapping message, please add it in the Notes section on the checkout page, thank you.
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
ISBN-13: 9780702235733
Binding: Paperback
Year Published: 2006
Paper Empires explores Australian book production and consumption from 1946 to the present day, using wide-ranging research, oral history and memoir to explore the worlds of book publishing, selling and reading.

Interesting and accessible, Paper Empires includes everything you need to know about:
  • The publishing industry from Allen & Unwin to HarperCollins.
  • The retail industry from Angus and Robertson to the independents.
  • The awards and festivals.
  • Readers and reading: from Biggles to Australian Women's Weekly.
With contributions from a who's who of the industry past and present, from Diana Gribble (McPhee Gribble) to Tony Wheeler (Lonely Planet), Paper Empires is the definitive guide to the book industry in Australia.
ID: 23786
Code: UQ000501