CFP: Publishing and the First World War (3/31/05; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
M.E.Hammond
contact email: 
M.E.Hammond@open.ac.uk

Following a successful first series of Book History seminars held in London to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the First World War, the organisers would like to invite contributions to a planned edited collection to be ready for submission to publishers in DECEMBER 2005. Essays from scholars working in any aspect of print culture relating to the First World War are wlecome, but we would particularly like to hear from those working on the publishing industries, reading communities and distribution networks of countries outside the United Kingdom.
 
SUGGESTED ESSAY TOPICS INCLUDE: printing and distribution outside the United Kingdom; WW1 libraries; the effect of paper and personnel shortages; endangered supply routes; newspapers and magazines; soldiers' letters; censorship; the editing and commercialisation of war writers.
 
Abstracts of no more than 400 words should be sent electronically to BOTH editors (Dr Mary Hammond: m.e.hammond_at_open.ac.uk and Dr Shafquat Towheed: SSTowheed_at_aol.com) by MARCH 31, 2005

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond