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Imagerie populaire
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In German Bilderbogen is a generic term used in studies of mass media (see [1]) that deal with popular graphics of all kinds since paper production began in Central Europe shortly before 1400 and its use in printing. The word (usually combined with the place of production, e.g. Neuruppiner BilderbogenMünchner Bilderbogen) did not come into general use as a term for the products of specialized graphic printshops until the early 19th century. Reflecting French practice (Imagerie d'Epinal, Imagerie rue Saint-Jacques in Paris), the term imagerie populaire has gained acceptan…

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Brückner, Wolfgang, “Imagerie populaire”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 20 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_SIM_017627>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20180915



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