Dr Rebecca J. Emmett

CONVENER OF THE BOOK HISTORY RESEARCH NETWORK.

 

Research Interests

Rebecca's research explores the role of networks within early modern publishing, examining the implications for this system of production on the autonomy of printers and the relationship between books and those who sold them. She is interested in the use of digital methodologies in the further exploration of the early modern book trade.


Publications:

‘The Publishers and the Principal: The Forgotten Role of the Charteris Family in Early Modern Scotland’, Publishing History (March, 2016) Issue 75.

Editor, The Role of the Arts in History, (University of Plymouth Press: London, 2013)

‘Fonts of Knowledge: The Significance of Typography in pamphlet literature during the late sixteenth century’, in, Rebecca J. Emmett (ed.) The Role of the Arts in History, (University of Plymouth Press: London, 2013)

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