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Course, academic year 2023/2024
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Book Culture - AIS100116
Title: Knižní kultura I
Guaranteed by: Institute of Information Studies and Librarianship (21-UISK)
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Petr Voit, CSc.
doc. Jindřich Marek, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): doc. Jindřich Marek, Ph.D.
PhDr. Lenka Veselá, Ph.D.
doc. PhDr. Petr Voit, CSc.
Annotation -
During the course, students will get acquainted with the development of book culture in the Middle Ages and early modern era (until 1800).

Continuously updated presentations are available in Moodle:

The course is also suitable for students at the Institute of Czech Studies, the Institute of Czech Language and Theory of Communication, the Institute of Czech History, the Institute of Art History and the Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archival Studies.
Last update: Marek Jindřich, doc., Ph.D. (26.09.2022)
Syllabus -

Manuscript books in the Middle Ages and early modern era (Jindřich Marek)
Introduction: The book as a communication medium and as an artefact
Medieval manuscript book - origin, form and function
Manuscript book culture of the European Middle Ages
Manuscript book culture in the Czech lands in the Middle Ages and early modern era

The book trade in the early modern era (Lenka Veselá)

The printed book in the early modern era (Petr Voit)
Book binding

Last update: Marek Jindřich, doc., Ph.D. (26.09.2022)
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