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Monday, 1 August 2011

New books, special prices for 1709 Blog readers

Edward Elgar Publishing have a special offer for 1709 Blog readers regarding four of their latest titles.  You can view the official PDF of the offer here or download it here. The gist of it is that the following titles are available at a 35% discount -- so long as you order by 31 October 2011, when the offer closes:
Copyright Law and the Progress of Science and the Useful Arts 
Alina Ng, Mississippi College School of Law, US 
The American Constitution empowers Congress to enact copyright laws to ‘promote the progress of science and the useful arts’. This book offers the first in-depth analysis of the connection between copyright law as a legal institution and the constitutional goal of promoting social and cultural advancement. 
Oct 2011 c 168 pp Hardback 978 1 84980 781 4 c £65.00
Discount price £42.25 + carriage charges
e 978 1 84980 782 1
Elgar Law, Technology and Society series


Copyright in the Information Society: A Guide to National Implementation of the European Directive 
Edited by Brigitte Lindner, Rechtsanwältin, Member of the Bar of Berlin/Germany,
Registered European Lawyer, Lincoln’s Inn, London and Ted Shapiro, Attorney
(Massachusetts Bar)/Solicitor (England and Wales - non-practising), Brussels 
Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Directive 2001/29/EC on copyright in the information society, this book sheds new light on an important European legal instrument at a crucial stage – not only in the life of the Directive, but indeed for copyright itself. 
Aug 2011 c 648 pp Hardback 978 1 84980 010 5 £140.00
Discount price £91.00 + carriage charges
e 978 1 78100 113 4

Copyright and Creativity: The Making of Property Rights in Creative Works 
Andreas Rahmatian, University of Glasgow, UK 
‘Professor Rahmatian is perhaps uniquely placed to offer a complete rethinking of the nature and
function of copyright. Working with original materials in original languages, he spans the continental and common law traditions in a breathtaking synthesis of the varied justifications and uses (or misuses) of the concept of creativity as property' – Paul J. Heald, University of Georgia, US 
Aug 2011 c 328 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 246 7 79.95
Discount price £51.96 + carriage charges
e 978 0 85793 633 2


Copyright, Communication and Culture: Towards a Relational Theory of Copyright Law 
Carys J. Craig, York University, Canada 
In this provocative book, Carys Craig challenges the assumptions of possessive individualism embedded in modern day copyright law, arguing that the dominant conception of copyright as private property fails to adequately reflect the realities of cultural creativity. 
July 2011 288 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 839 1 £65.00
Discount price £42.25 + carriage charges
e 978 0 85793 352 2"
To order any of these titles, or for further information, do contact the Sales & Marketing Department, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, The Lypiatts, 15 Lansdown Road, Cheltenham, Glos GL50 2JA, United Kingdom (Tel: + 44 1242 226934; Fax: + 44 1242 262111); website www.e-elgar.com, email info@e-elgar.co.uk

Please quote code 351709 when ordering

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