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The Book. History and Techniques of Analysis (MLitt)

The Book. History and Techniques of Analysis (MLitt)

University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews Campus, St. Andrews, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
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  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 12 months

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This degree offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the book world from the inception of the printed book in the 15th Century to the invention of the mechanised press in the 19th Century. This is intended as a postgraduate training course for student intending to proceed to advanced work in the history of early modern print culture, and for those interesting in exploring a career as a rare book specialist in libraries, antiquarian booksellers or auction houses.The course combines training in the history of the book with specialist instruction in bibliographical description and cataloguing of early printed books. Furthermore, students are also able to enrol for training courses in Latin, palaeography and modern European languages.