Table of contents for A social history of knowledge : from Gutenberg to Diderot, based on the first series of Vonhoff Lectures given at the University of Groningen (Netherlands) / Peter Burke.

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1  Sociologies and Histories of Knowledge: An Introduction  1
2  Professing Knowledge: The European Clerisy               18
3  Establishing Knowledge: Institutions Old and New     32
4  Locating Knowledge: Centres and Peripheries         53
5  Classifying Knowledge: Curricula, Libraries and
   Encyclopaedias                                          81
6  Controlling Knowledge: Churches and States         116
7  Selling Knowledge: The Market and the Press        149
8  Acquiring Knowledge: The Reader's Share                 177
9  Trusting and Distrusting Knowledge: A Coda          197


 Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Knowledge, Sociology of History