AP/HIST4230 6.0 A: A History of Reading
(Cross-listed to: AP/EN4480 6.0A )
Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite
This research seminar explores the history of books and their readers from antiquity to the present. Class is held in York's Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections, and includes trips to other area libraries. By studying books as material objects and communication technologies, we will investigate questions of intellectual property, literacy, author and audience, and the future of the book. Priority is given to Honours majors and minors who have successfully completed at least 84 credits. Course credit exclusions: AP/WRIT 4720 6.00, AP/HIST 4260 6.00 (FW14 & FW15 only).
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