By Jason D. Ensor
‘Angus & Robertson and the British exchange in Australian Books, 1930–1970’ strains the heritage of the published e-book in Australia, quite the creation and company context that mediated Australia’s literary and cultural ties to Britain for a lot of the 20th century. This research makes a speciality of the London operations of 1 of Australia’s leading e-book publishers of the 20th century: Angus & Robertson. The ebook argues that regardless of the most obvious boundaries 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 the intention to improve an export alternate for Australian books within the uk. This e-book is the reply to the present void within the literary marketplace for a considerable historical past of Australia’s biggest writer and its function within the improvement of Australia’s export e-book trade.
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