The history of Irish book publishing / Tony Farmar ; foreword by Fergal Tobin.
By: Farmar, Tony.
Contributor(s): Kostick, Conor [author.] | Tobin, Fergal [author.].Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : The History Press, 2018Description: 352 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781845888947 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Eason & Son | Talbot Press | Publishers and publishing -- Ireland -- History | Booksellers and bookselling -- Ireland -- HistoryDDC classification: 070.509415
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Foreward by Fergal Tobin -- 1. The long history of books in Ireland before 1890 -- 2. The world of the 1890s -- 3. Publishing during the literary revival -- 4. Into the new state: from the rising to the thirties -- 5. The censorship years: 1929 to 1959 -- 6. Tide on the turn: the 1960s and 1970s -- 7. The first phase of the publishing resurgence: from 1975 to the mid 1980s -- 8. Change in the village: into the 1990s -- 9. Overview of the Irish book market: 1995-2010 -- 10. Meeting the challenge of the twenty-first century by Conor Kostick -- Part two: a chronicle of Irish book publishing since 1890
First comprehensive history of Irish publishing. Farmar is founder and publisher of Irish independent publisher A&A Farmar.
In this seminal work, publisher and author Tony Farmar places the development of Irish publishing in its social and economic context, exploring how the mechanics of the industry, alongside the changing structure of Irish bookselling, have underpinned developments in the trade.