History and Future of the Book (ENG 204.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
ENG 204 01 January 2017 Yin Liu
ENG 204 01 September 2016 Yin Liu


An introductory history of the concept and technology of the book. The course focuses on the development of the book as a vehicle of communication and on its ideological and political impact, with some attention to the emergence and consequences of digital platforms such as e-mail, the web, and electronic books.


6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.

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