Medieval Manuscript Production in the Latin West: Explorations with a Global Database

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BRILL, 2011 - Literary Criticism - 569 pages
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Drawing on statistical techniques and samples this book offers an estimate of medieval production rates of manuscripts in the Latin West. Such information is a helpful production indicator for a period of which we have so little other quantitative data.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION
1
CHAPTER TWO METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH
15
CHAPTER THREE GLOBAL DISTRIBUTIONS OF MANUSCRIPTS
95
CHAPTER FOUR LOSSES OF MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPTS
179
CHAPTER FIVE PRODUCTION OF MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPTSIN THE LATIN WEST
253
CHAPTER SIX HISTORICAL SUPPORT FOR THEPRODUCTION ESTIMATES IN THE LATIN WEST
315
CHAPTER SEVEN MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPTS AS A YARDSTICK
397
ANNEXES
459
GLOSSARY1
527
BIBLIOGRAPHY
543
INDEX
559
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Eltjo Buringh, Ph.D (1980, Wageningen University and 2009, Utrecht University) has worked in academia, industry and for the Dutch government, and now is a post-doc at the Research Group Economic History, Utrecht University. He published ten books in various fields.

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