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A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair

by Peter Weidhaas

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Published by Dundurn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Publishing industry,
  • Trade fairs & exhibitions,
  • History,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Corporate & Business History - General,
  • Industries - Media & Communications Industries,
  • Publishing,
  • History / Germany,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Book industries and trade,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Frankfurt am Main,
  • Frankfurter Buchmesse,
  • Germany

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCarolyn Gossage (Editor), Wendy A. Wright (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11988020M
    ISBN 101550027441
    ISBN 109781550027440

      The Frankfurt Book Fair or 'Buchmesse' is taking place from the 16thth of October, with Norway selected as the guest of honour. The Forum's own Book Club will . Recognizing the Frankfurt Book Fair as a key agent and a manifestation of the neoliberal ecologies of contemporary publishing thus exemplifies the dual role of the Buchmesse in both international business and the formation of cultural-political identity. The Fair dramatizes the economic tensions that inform the book industry, from the state of play between conglomerate publishers to the.

    Frankfurt Book Fair (Buchmesse) Second week in October The world's largest annual trade show for the book publishing industry is held annually for five days in Frankfurt, Germany. It attracts exhibitors from about countries and is attended by more than , people, of whom about 7, are publishers, editors, and exhibitors. Trade fairs have been. Like any event that has taken place for many decades (the first modern Frankfurt Book Fair took place in , but the tradition goes back to the Middle Ages), the Frankfurt Book Fair has its own sub-culture and set of do’s and don’ts. Here are a few pro tips to help you network and get the most out of your trip. Meeting Etiquette and Tips.

    Canada in the spotlight at Frankfurt. As a signatory to the agreement naming Canada as Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Department of Canadian Heritage is involved in all aspects of organizing, coordinating and promoting the cultural initiatives being developed as part of the event. A colourful and revealing look at more than years of commerce conducted at the renowned Frankfurt Book Fair, from its beginnings in the Middle Ages. Even then, in spite of internal strife and religious upheaval, books were becoming increasingly accessible to those who found their way to Frankfurt to buy, sell, and promote.4/5.


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A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair by Peter Weidhaas Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fascinating, expertly written, and full of anecdotes and insights, A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair is strongly recommended as a core addition to personal, professional, academic, and community library collections, as well as the for non-specialist general reader seeking to learn more about the origin of the model that all modern book fairs Author: Peter Weidhaas, Carolyn Gossage.

Carolyn Gossage is the author of books on Ethiopian icons and crosses. She has also published a number of historical titles, including Greatcoats and Glamour Boots and The History of the Frankfurt Book Fair.

She lives in Toronto and has taught history and English in Canada and abroad for over twenty : Peter Weidhaas. With a year-old history, the Frankfurt Book Fair of today is acknowledged to be the world's largest book fair, attracting a global audience of book publishing industry professionals and a total of more than a quarter of a million visitors each year.

A good if rather sketchy (very short for a history of such a long-lived event) history of the book fair. It is not entirely about the Frankfurt Fair since it detours to the Leipzig Fair during the time that the Frankfurt Fair was not functioning.4/5.

A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair - Kindle edition by Weidhaas, Peter, Gossage, Carolyn, Wright, Wendy A. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A History of the Frankfurt Book : $   A history of the Frankfurt Book Fair by Weidhaas, Peter.

Publication date Topics Frankfurter Buchmesse -- History, Book industries and trade -- Germany -- Frankfurt am Main -- Exhibitions -- History Publisher Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: A colourful and revealing look at more than years of commerce conducted at the renowned Frankfurt Book Fair, from its beginnings in the Middle Ages.

Even then, in spite of internal strife and religious upheaval, books were becoming increasingly accessible to those who found their way to Frankfurt to buy, sell, and promote.

The Frankfurt Book Fair, in its current form, began inbut it has roots in a centuries-old tradition. Stepping onto the Publishing Industry’s Global Stage The book fair’s attendees are drawn from the full spectrum of the publishing industry, as.

Here is a colourful and revealing look at more than years of the commerce conducted at the celebrated Frankfurt Book Fair all the way from its humble beginnings in the Middle Ages.

Through the ensuing centuries, the fortunes of the fair have waxed and : Peter Weidhaas. Fascinating, expertly written, and full of anecdotes and insights, A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair is strongly recommended as a core addition to personal, professional, academic, and community library collections, as well as the for non-specialist general reader seeking to learn more about the origin of the model that all modern book fairs follow.4/5(5).

This history examines more than years of commerce conducted at the renowned Frankfurt Book Fair, from its beginnings in the Middle Ages. Even then, in spite of internal strife and religious upheaval, books were becoming increasingly accessible to those who found their way to Frankfurt.

At that time Johannes Gutenberg invented book printing just a few kilometres from downtown Frankfurt. Today, Frankfurter Buchmesse is the largest book fair in the world, an international trademark and a model for cultural events.

The company is active in international publishing throughout the year and well beyond the trade fair days. The Frankfurt Book Fair is the place to buy the newest releases in the literary world. In addition to the printed editions, audio books and e-books are in demand.

Politics will not just be discussed (many books on different movements will also be for sale), and you can show support for something you believe in by putting your money behind : Erin Porter.

History Nonfiction. A colourful and revealing look at more than years of commerce conducted at the renowned Frankfurt Book Fair, from its beginnings in the Middle Ages. Even then, in spite of internal strife and religious upheaval, books were becoming increasingly accessible to those who found their way to Frankfurt to buy, sell, and.

The Original Frankfurt Book Fairs () from the Middle Ages to the Reformation and the Age of Reason -- 1. A Man Hurries through Frankfurt -- October -- 2.

A Book Fair Is Created -- 3. A Thriving Centre -- 4. A Meeting of Minds on Buchgasse -- 5. The Frankfurt Book Fair. Through its book fairs, Frankfurt had become the centre of German publishing and even a kind of European clearinghouse.

Inhowever, the fair came under the supervision of the imperial censorship commission (Frankfurt being a free imperial city), and this action gradually killed it. After aboutthough. ↑ Frankfurt Book Fair. "The Frankfurt Book Fair in numbers". 1 2 Weidhaas, Peter, Carolyn Gossage, and W A.

Wright. A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair. Toronto, Ontario: Dundurn Press, ISBN ↑ Fried, Johannes (). Il mercante e la scienza: sul rapporto tra sapere ed economia nel Medioevo. Milano: Vita e. The other was Gutenberg’s apprentice, Peter Schoeffer, who became the world’s first major printer and the chief founder of the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Peter Schoeffer was a scribe and close associate of Fust’s who himself incarnated the technological transformation from the medieval world of the scribes to the modern world of print. Once a year Frankfurt turns into the world capital of ideas. Welcome to Frankfurter Buchmesse, the world’s leading venue for printed and digital content.

Here is where publishing experts meet up with partners from the technology and creative industries such as film and games – to exchange ideas, be inspired, try out new technologies and.

Books The books, authors and controversy of the Frankfurt Book Fair. The world's largest book fair drew a record number of visitors inas some of the world's biggest authors gave.

The Frankfurt Book Fair is the world's largest trade fair for books and magazines. The annual fair was founded in and is open to trade visitors. Only on the last two days of the fair .The Frankfurt Book Fair offers five days filled with books, cultural events and discussions. Here's more about a literary train, the dreams we carry, a vigil for human rights — and 93 awards.By the mids, even Leipzig was in decline.

Book fairs – as they were envisioned then – had had their day, as the book trade was no longer dependent on fairs.

The modern era of the Frankfurt Book Fair, after a few false starts, began in the late s. The fair was a major success.