Table of contents for The Enlightenment and the book : Scottish authors and their publishers in eighteenth-century Britain, Ireland, and America / Richard B. Sher.

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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.