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We made a Clinical Pharmacy glossary (more than 5000 terms) and wright the book - The History of Clinical Pharmacy.
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In many countries, reading is reportedly declining, we read less and less books, which is reportedly related to the development of information media on the Internet. Perhaps the development of social media also contributes to the declining readability of books.
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Please enter the title of the book on literature you read last time?
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I do not remember the book that I read it all, I usually read paragraphs or chapters that I needed or interesting in from a book.
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Best comprehensive books in history of metallurgical science and technology from beginning until now (including pre historic-historic and modern era)
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I must immediately acknowledge that I am a total neophyte in this subject of researching the history of books of antiquity ... of trying to determine how widely a book might have been published / accepted / adopted / cited / utilized / believed-in by peers / etc. etc. Yet, I am very curious to know those facts about a certain book, entitled CURA DE DIOS Y PASTOR DE JESU-CHRISTO, SEGUNDA PARTE. IDEADO DE LA SAGRADA ESCRITURA mayormente el Evangelio, Santos Padres, y Doctores de la Iglesia (etc. etc. ... an image of the title page I append). This book was published in Madrid in 1726 and authored by Dr. Antonio Joseph de Arredondo. Does anyone know how or where I should start the process of researching these facts? I have spent my life as a miserable archaeologist ... if this were some item dug from the earth, encrusted with soil, then I would have no problem ... but I need some pointers from an expert through the world of literature ... surely among this vast universe of paper-lovers there is one person who can wield the powerful tools of the internet and point-out some database, some shortcut methodology? Please?
Thanking, anyone, in advance, for advice and assistance,
Bob Skiles
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Dear Bob,
You have another book - from the edition in 1717 - in the Biblioteca de Montserrat. I give you the link for the research in English: http://www.bibliotecademontserrat.net/cat/eng/index.php
And maybe you can find information in the "Archivo Histórico de Protocolos de Madrid" (http://www.madrid.org/archivos/index.php/quienes-somos/conocenos/archivo-historico-de-protocolos), because in the wills, buy of house, heritages, they mentioned sometimes the books that the people have. The "Protocolos" are useful, in Spanish Literature, to find information of Ancient Writters - Lope de Vega, Cervantes, for example -  or Important People (Colón, the Catholic Queen), because you can find historical documents from 1504 since 1916.  There are "Archivos Históricos de Protocolos" in other Spanish cities, like Valencia, Sevilla, Barcelona...
And the Spanish Consulates have too "funciones notariales". In the pages 25-27 you have some informations about the dates when  a country had the Spanish consulate: http://www.madrid.org/archivos/images/ACTIVIDADES/PUBLICACIONES/Guia_ArchivoHistoricoProtocolosMadrid.pdf
You can see an exemple of the information you can extract of these "protocolos" in this paper. The auctor explains a "Carta de dote" ("Dote" is the name of the things that man or woman contributes to the marriage )  of the XVIIIth Century and you have the reference of the book of Arredondo in the page 44: http://biblioteca2.uclm.es/biblioteca/Ceclm/ARTREVISTAS/Cem/CEM37_Bienes_Barrio.pdf
I hope this information was useful to you and tell me, please, if you need help for a Spanish translate or another information or another management in Spain.
Good look in your research!
Teresa Santa María
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Recent work has been done on paper use in dar al Islam and its uses, but little has been done on paper in medieval Europe (as far as the cultural impact of its use). I am interested in how paper diffusion happened from Spain and Italy through the rest of Europe and why its adoption was so slow (in both its uses and production). 
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Jesse Lynch:  Since paper reached via the Mulims in the Iberian peninsula, who in turn received the paper-making idea from China via the Silk Road, it is possible that the abbot of Cluny could have acted in the way you describe.  But I would rather hesitate to impose our contemporary notion of the "other," and certainly the Jews are not the object in relation to the use of paper in Europe.  
In Europe, the use of animal skins (parchment=sheep and vellum=young cow) was long established, and as you also note on the question durability, paper did not appeal to the manuscript production.  So, the question of durability and practicality was most likely the factor determining their preference toward animal skin until the Gutenberg printing process was introduced, which naturally favored paper and not animal skins.
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I'm studing the circulation of a history book published in Spain in the 1880 decade. There were three editions, but I would like how extensive was each one. I'm not a specialist in history of the book, so any suggestion about resources, methods or tricks will be very welcome. Thanks in advance!
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Dear Tomás,
To find out whether a book has received a deep reading, determine what are its main ideas and whether these ideas pass into subsequent books and articles on the history of Spain.  Even if these subsequent works do not explicitly mention Morayta, if they use his wording, you have evidence of  a deep reading. Did the "Historia general" generate any book reviews in cultural periodicals?  Are those reviews deep?
As the author of a number of books, I always wonder whether their buyers read them deeply. I can determine depth of reading from book reviews and from remarks in subsequent books on the same authors as the ones I analyze.
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I work on a database of initials and ornaments (current 25.000 items digitized) that is also placed on the internet. I would like to contact researchers in this field to find out if we can combine our efforts.
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Thanks!