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Authors and Owners : The Invention of Copyright
by Mark Rose

Overview - The notion of the author as the creator and therefore the first owner of a work is deeply rooted both in our economic system and in our concept of the individual. But this concept of authorship is modern. Mark Rose traces its formation in 18th-century Britain - and in the process highlights still current issues of intellectual property.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The notion of the author as the creator and therefore the first owner of a work is deeply rooted both in our economic system and in our concept of the individual. But this concept of authorship is modern. Mark Rose traces its formation in 18th-century Britain - and in the process highlights still current issues of intellectual property. Authors and Owners is at once a look at an important episode in legal history and a contribution to literary and cultural history.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780674053090
  • ISBN-10: 0674053095
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publish Date: August 1995
  • Page Count: 190


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