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Contents List of Illustrations Abbreviations Preface Author¿s Note Introduction Toward a Book History of the Scottish Enlightenment Designs and Disclaimers Part I. Scottish Authors in a World of Books 1. Composing the Scottish Enlightenment Progress through Print Building a Database of Scottish Enlightenment Authors and Books 2. Identity and Diversity among Scottish Authors The Social Contexts of Authorship Unity and Representation 3. The Rewards of Authorship Patrons, Publishers, and Places Copy Money and Its Uses Part II. Publishing the Scottish Enlightenment in London and Edinburgh 4. Forging the London¿Edinburgh Publishing Axis The Framework of Collaborative Publishing The Founding Publishers and Their Firms 5. The Heyday of Scottish Enlightenment Publishing The House of Strahan and Cadell Successors and Rivals 6. The Achievement of William Creech The Career of a Bookseller The Reputation of a Bookseller Part III. Reprinting the Scottish Enlightenment in Dublin and Philadelphia 7. The Rise and Fall of Irish Reprinting Publishers or Pirates? In the Company of Dublin Booksellers 8. Making Scottish Books in America, 1770¿1784 The Scottish Enlightenment and the American Book Trade The Emergence of Scottish Enlightenment Reprinting in America 9. ¿A More Extensive Diffusion of Useful Knowledge¿: Philadelphia, 1784¿1800 Atlantic Crossings: Carey, Dobson, Young, and Campbell Immigrant Booksellers and Scotch Learning Conclusion The Disintegration of the London¿Edinburgh Publishing Axis The Pattern of Scottish Enlightenment Book History Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Scottish literature -- 18th century -- Publishing.
English literature -- Scottish authors -- Publishing.
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Publishers and publishing -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.
Publishers and publishing -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Authors and publishers -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century.
Scottish literature -- 18th century -- Appreciation.
English literature -- Scottish authors -- Appreciation.
Authors, Scottish -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Enlightenment -- Scotland.