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Lyons, Martyn

Overview
Works: 44 works in 240 publications in 5 languages and 6,925 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Sources 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Director, Publishing director
Classifications: Z4, 002.09
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Most widely held works about Martyn Lyons
 
Most widely held works by Martyn Lyons
Books : a living history by Martyn Lyons( Book )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the first scribbling on papyrus to the emergence of the e-book, this wide-ranging overview of the history of the book provides a fascinating look at one of the most efficient, versatile, and enduring technologies ever developed
Napoleon Bonaparte and the legacy of the French Revolution by Martyn Lyons( Book )

17 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A summary of the impact of the Napoleonic era on France and Europe. It interprets the period in the context of the legacy of the French Revolution, and examines the social forces on which Napoleonic power was based. Original documents give a fresh and unusual perspective on social and political trends
France under the directory by Martyn Lyons( Book )

10 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of reading and writing in the Western world by Martyn Lyons( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyons surveys the changing relationships enjoyed by ordinary men and women with the written word, from early times to the present day. It provides a broad coverage of the social history of reading and writing, relating it to mainstream historical movements such as the Enlightenment and the Reformation
Post-revolutionary Europe, 1815-1856 by Martyn Lyons( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le triomphe du livre : une histoire sociologique de la lecture dans la France du XIXe siècle by Martyn Lyons( Book )

13 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readers and society in nineteenth-century France : workers, women, peasants by Martyn Lyons( Book )

10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the nineteenth century, the reading public expanded to embrace new categories of consumers, especially of cheap fiction. These new lower-class and female readers frightened liberals, Catholics and republicans alike. The study focuses on workers, women and peasants, and the ways in which their reading was constructed as a social and political problem, to analyse the fear of reading in nineteenth century France. The author presents a series of case-studies of actual readers, to examine their choices and their practices, and to evaluate how far they responded to (or subverted) attempts at cultural domination
A history of the book in Australia, 1891-1945 : a national culture in a colonised market( Book )

10 editions published in 2001 in English and German and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores Australian book production and consumption from 1946 to the present day. In the immediate postwar era, most books were imported into a colonial market dominated by British publishers
Revolution in Toulouse : an essay on provincial terrorism by Martyn Lyons( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia's history : themes and debates by Martyn Lyons( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This landmark volume will be created to coincide with the 20th International Congress of Historical Sciences which the University of New South Wales in Sydney will be hosting in 2005. Sponsored by the Australian Historical Association, the book will commission leading historians of Australia to present syntheses of current debates, ideas and research on the most important areas of Australian historical work today
The writing culture of ordinary people in Europe, c. 1860-1920 by Martyn Lyons( Book )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As war and mass emigration across oceans increased the distances between ordinary people in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, many of them, previously barely literate and unaccustomed to writing, began to communicate on paper. This fascinating account explores this surge of ordinary writing, how people met the new challenges of literacy and the importance of scribal culture to the history of individual experience in modern Europe. Focusing on correspondence and other writing genres produced by French and Italian soldiers in the trenches in the First World War, as well as Spanish emigrants to the Americas, the book reveals how these writings were influenced by dialect and oral speech and were oblivious to the rules of grammar, spelling and punctuation. Through their sometimes moving stories, we gain an insight into the importance to ordinary peasants of family, village and nation at a time of rapid social and cultural change"--
Reading culture and writing practices in nineteenth-century France by Martyn Lyons( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between about 1830 and the outbreak of the First World War, print culture, reading, and writing transformed cultural life in Western Europe in many significant ways. Book production and consumption increased dramatically, and practices such as letter- and diary-writing were widespread. This study demonstrates the importance of the nineteenth century in French cultural change and illustrates the changing priorities and concerns of l'histoire du livre since the 1970s.From the 1830s on, book production experienced an industrial revolution which led to the emergence of a mass literary culture by the close of the century. At the same time, the western world acquired mass literacy. New categories of readers became part of the reading public while western society also learned to write. Reading Culture and Writing Practices in Nineteenth-Century France examines how the concerns of historians have shifted from a search for statistical sources to more qualitative assessments of readers' responses. Martyn Lyons argues that autobiographical sources are vitally important to this investigation and he considers examples of the intimate and everyday writings of ordinary people.Featuring original and intriguing insights as well as references to material hitherto inaccessible to English readers, this study presents a form of 'history from below' with emphasis on the individual reader and writer, and his or her experiences and perceptions
The totem and the tricolour : a short history of New Caledonia since 1774 by Martyn Lyons( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian readers remember : an oral history of reading 1890-1930 by Martyn Lyons( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ordinary writings, personal narratives : writing practices in 19th and early 20th-century Europe( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books, readers, reading( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sphinx in the Tuileries and other essays in modern French history : papers presented at the eleventh George Rudé Seminar by George Rudé Seminar in French History and Civilisation( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libros : dos mil años de historia ilustrada by Martyn Lyons( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour une histoire transnationale du livre( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le triomphe du livre : une histoire sociologique de la lecture dans la France du XIX siècle by Martyn Lyons( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Books : a living history
Alternative Names
Lyons, M.

Lyons, Martin 1946-

Lyons, Martyn 1946-

라이언스, 마틴 1946-

ライアンズ, マーティン

ライアンズ, マーティン 1946-

Languages
English (161)

French (31)

German (7)

Japanese (3)

Spanish (3)

Covers
Napoleon Bonaparte and the legacy of the French RevolutionFrance under the directoryA history of reading and writing in the Western worldPost-revolutionary Europe, 1815-1856Readers and society in nineteenth-century France : workers, women, peasantsA history of the book in Australia, 1891-1945 : a national culture in a colonised marketAustralia's history : themes and debatesReading culture and writing practices in nineteenth-century FranceOrdinary writings, personal narratives : writing practices in 19th and early 20th-century Europe