H-135. The History of the Book in Antebellum America

James N. Green Michael Winship

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Course History

James N. Green & Michael Winship co-teach this course.


  • James N. Green
  • Michael Winship

James N. Green

James Green is Librarian of the Library Company of Philadelphia, where he has worked for more than thirty years. He contributed three long essays on American printing and publishing to the first two volumes of the collaborative History of the Book in America published under the auspices of the American Antiquarian Society, and he is the author, with Peter Stallybrass, of Benjamin Franklin, Writer and Printer (Oak Knoll, 2006).

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Michael Winship

Michael Winship, Iris Howard Regents Professor of English II at the University of Texas at Austin, edited the final three volumes of the nine-volume Bibliography of American Literature. He is the author of American Literary Publishing in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: The Business of Ticknor and Fields (1995) and has published widely on the nineteenth-century American book and publishing trades. He is an editor and contributor to The Industrial Book, 1840–1880 (volume 3 in the History of the Book in America series) and served on that series’ editorial board. He has taught annually at RBS since 1983.

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