Study Programmes 2016-2017
WARNING : 2015-2016 version of the course specifications
HIST0056-1  
History of books and libraries
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : classics5
Bachelor in information and communication4
Bachelor in information and communication5
Bachelor in information and communication4
Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : German, Dutch and English5
Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : general5
Bachelor in history5
Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : general5
Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : musicology5
Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies5
Bachelor in philosophy5
Bachelor in French and Romance languages and literatures : general5
Master in history (120 ECTS)5
Master in communication (120 ECTS)5
Master in journalism (120 ECTS)5
Master in French and Romance languages and literatures : general (120 ECTS)5
Master in information and communication (60 ECTS)5
Master in French and Romance languages and literatures : general (60 ECTS)5
Lecturer :
Bruno Demoulin
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Course contents :
1) The book, from Gutenberg to 1850. The book will be studied from a double perspective:
- as a manufactured product (evolution of the techniques; modes of financing and distribution)
- as a transmitter of the thought (cultural context, relations with the religious and political authorities)
2) Libraries from the 15th to the 19th century (typology, evolution).
Learning outcomes of the course :
Underlining the specific contribution of the history of the book to the cultural history
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
None
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
None
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
30 hours / first term Room R/120 (A1), Thuesday, 9-11
Recommended or required readings :
Assessment methods and criteria :
Oral exam, january
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
Bruno DEMOULIN
Département des Sciences historiques, Quai Roosevelt, 1B (Bât. A4) B-4000 LIEGE
04/366.58.75