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By Jason D. Ensor

‘Angus & Robertson and the British exchange in Australian Books, 1930–1970’ strains the historical past of the broadcast e-book in Australia, relatively the creation and enterprise context that mediated Australia’s literary and cultural ties to Britain for far of the 20th century. This learn specializes in the London operations of 1 of Australia’s optimal ebook publishers of the 20 th century: Angus & Robertson. The publication argues that regardless of the most obvious barriers of a British-dominated marketplace, Australian publishers had room to manoeuvre in it. It questions the ways that Angus & Robertson replicated, challenged or remodeled the customarily hugely criticised advertisement practices of British publishers with a view to boost an export exchange for Australian books within the uk. This e-book is the reply to the present void within the literary marketplace for a considerable background of Australia’s biggest writer and its position within the improvement of Australia’s export booklet trade.

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