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Read eBook È God's Plagiarist Being an Account of the Fabulous Industry and Irregular Commerce of the Abbe Migne Ü Paperback å R. Howard Bloch ì ✅ [PDF / Epub] ☉ God's Plagiarist Being an Account of the FabIch scholars have found as yet no escape Anthony Grafton New RepublicBloch is an exhilarating guide to the methods which made Migne the Napoleon of the Prospectus a publicist of genius Buffalo Bill and PT Barnum rolled into one David Coward Times Literary SupplementMercifully Bloch's sense of humour has none of that condescending mock bewilderment commonly applied to the foreign or ancient It enables Bloch to promote Migne as a forerunner of the department store and to place him on a continuum running from St Paul to the Tupperware party the uality of the merchandise is increasingly irrelevant still the nature of its contents Graham Robb London Review of Book

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God's Plagiarist is an entertaining account of the abbe Jacues Paul Migne one of the great entrepreneurs of the nineteenth century A priest in Orleans from 1824 to 1833 Migne then moved to Paris where in the space of a decade he built one of the most extensive publishing ventures of all timeHow did he do it?Migne harnessed a deep well of personal energy and a will of iron to the latest innovations in print technology advertising and merchandising His assembly line production and innovative marketing of the massive editions of the Church Fathers placed him at the forefront of France's new commerce Characterized by the police as one of the great schemers of the

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God's Plagiarist Being an Account of the Fabulous Industry and Irregular Commerce of the Abbe MigneCentury this priest entrepreneur put the most uestionable of business practices in the service of his devotion to Catholicism Part detective novel part morality tale Bloch's narrative not only will interest scholars of nineteenth century French intellectual history but will appeal also to general readers interested in the history of publishing or just a good historical yarnAn unforgettable Daumier like portrait sharp and satirical of this enterprising austere and somewhat crazed merchandiser of sacred learning Bloch deserves great credit for the wit and style of his effort to explore the Pedantic Park of nineteenth century learning that island of monsters wh