Book
(2,203 words)

1. Meanings and definitions

The word book means (1) a substantial written or printed work made of sheets or sheaves of paper in a binding or cover; (2) a part of a larger written work, e.g. the 24 books of the Iliad; (3) a physical object consisting of multiple sheets of blank paper assembled for writing on…

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Weyrauch, Erdmann, “Book”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Executive editor of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy. Consulted online on 20 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_017819>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160907



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