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Michael Suarez

Series featuring Michael Suarez

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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Abridging Histories: Capt. James Cook and the Voyages of Reading (1784-) Professor Michael Suarez, in the Lyell Lectures 2015, urges scholars to remember the books that most readers encountered: the cheaper abridged versions of popular novels and accounts such as Cook's voyages. Michael Suarez 18 May 2015
2 Naming Names: Underwriting Patronage in Tonson's Caesar (1712) Professor Michael Suarez, in the Lyell Lectures 2015, locates the visual sources of a famous illustrated edition of Caesar's works and comments on the social and political significance of the subscription plate book. Michael Suarez 18 May 2015
3 Singular Multiples: Comprehending the General Evening Post (1754-86) Professor Michael Suarez continues the Lyell Lectures 2015, showing that archival evidence is necessary to understand the history of newspapers Michael Suarez 18 May 2015
4 Proliferating Images: Diagrams of the Slave Ship Brookes (1789) Professor Michael Suarez traces the transatlantic journey of a famous image deployed against the slave trade. Michael Suarez 18 May 2015
5 True Colours: A Natural History of Louis Renard's Poissons (1719) Professor Michael Suarez continues the Lyell Lectures 2015, asking what role colour plays in bibliographical description? Michael Suarez 18 May 2015
6 Engraved Throughout: Pine's Horace (1733) as a Bibliographical Object Professor Michael Suarez gives the first Lyell Lecture of 2015. Michael Suarez 08 May 2015