Ron and Mary Zboray completing Volume 5 of the Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, US to 1860

Director Ron Zboray and Communication Visiting Scholar Mary Saracino Zboray are putting the finishing touches on their Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, volume 5, US Print Culture to 1860, due out next year from OUP-UK.  The volume aims to revise many current understandings of print culture in that time and place by taking the readers' viewpoint, which entails engaging social difference across a wide sweep of history.  Click here for more information

The volume's table of contents:

Introduction
 
PART I: Foundations
1 Print Production and Book Trades / Ronald J. Zboray and Mary Saracino Zboray
2 Authorship / David O. Dowling
3 Readers / Ronald J. Zboray and Mary Saracino Zboray
4 Literacy and Education / Jean Ferguson Carr and Stephen L. Carr
5 Social, Circulating, and Public Libraries / Wayne A. Wiegand
6 Bookstores and other Retailing / Kristen Doyle Highland
7 Itinerant and Informal Distribution / Wendy A. Woloson
8 Literature in the Mail / Richard B. Kielbowicz
 
PART II Pre-Industrial Era
9 Almanacs / T. J. Tomlin
10 Bibles, Sermons, and other Religious Publications / Seth Perry
11 Captivity Narratives / Billy J. Stratton
12 Ephemera / William Huntting Howell
13 Imports / Jennifer Mylander
14 Magazines to 1820 / Jared Gardner
15 Manuscript Culture and Print / Meredith Neuman
16 Newspapers to 1820 / Carol Sue Humphrey
17 Oral Genres and Print / Sandra M. Gustafson
18 Pamphlets / Michelle Orihel
19 Advertising / Carl Robert Keyes
 
PART III Mass Market Emergence
20 Illustrated Periodicals / Cynthia Patterson
21 Lithography, Photography, and Print / Marcy J. Dinius
22 Lyceums, Public Lectures, and Print / Tom F. Wright
23 Magazines from 1820 to 1860 / Susan Belasco
24 Music / Daniel Cavicchi
25 Newspapers from 1820 to 1860 / Erika J. Pribanic-Smith
26 Novels / Barbara Hochman
27 Story Papers and Pamphlet Novels / Matthew Short and Demian Katz
28 Poetry / Michael C. Cohen
29 Popular Nonfiction / Eileen Ka-May Cheng
30 Transatlantic Currents in the Literary Book Trade / Joseph Rezek
 
PART IV: Segmentation and Diversity
31 Black Engagement with Print / Eric Gardner
32 Black Slave Narratives / Nicole N. Aljoe
33 Catholic Publishing / James Emmett Ryan
34 Children’s Literature / Sarah Wadsworth
35 Native Imprints and Readers / Phillip H. Round
36 The Protestant Evangelical Press / Paul Gutjahr
37 Reform / Teresa A. Goddu
38 Southern Imprints and Readers / J. Brenton Stewart
39 Spanish-Language Publications and Readers / Montse Feu (M. Montserrat Feu López)
40 Women as Writers and Readers / Ronald J. Zboray and Mary Saracino Zboray