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The copyright wars, three centuries of trans-Atlantic battle, Peter Baldwin - hbk. : alk. paper

Table Of Contents
Introduction : The agon of author and audience -- The battle between Anglo-American copyright and European authors' rights -- From royal privilege to literary property : a common start to copyright in the eighteenth century -- The ways part : copyright and authors' rights in the nineteenth century -- Continental drift : Europe moves from property to personality at the turn of the century -- The strange birth of moral rights in Fascist Europe -- The postwar apotheosis of authors' rights -- America turns European : the battle of the booksellers redux in the 1990s -- The rise of the digital public : the copyright wars continue in the new millennium -- Conclusion: Reclaiming the spirit of copyright
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
535 p. ;, 24 cm

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