Select Publications

Books (Refereed)

Rukavina, Alison.The Development of the International Book Trade (1870-1895): Tangled Networks. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.


Journal Articles (Refereed)

—-. “Flirting with Erasure: Mollie Glenn Niblett and the publishing of Sam Steele’s Forty Years in Canada.” Bibliologia 10 (2015): 53-70.

—-. “‘Crying over spilled milk’: a publishing history of Sam Steele’s Forty Years in Canada.” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada. 51.1 (2012): 239–61.  (published in summer 2013)

—–. “’we can all meet, be it soon or late’: E. A. Petherick and his scholarly and publishing social network.” Mémoires du livre/ Studies in Book Culture 4.1 (Fall 2012).

—–. “A Victorian Edward Petherick and His Colonial Booksellers’ Agency.” Book History 13 (2010). 104-21.

—–. “Social Networks: modeling the transnational distribution and production of books.” Angles on the English Speaking World 10 (2010). 73-83.

—–. “‘This is a wonderfully comprehensive business’: The development of the British-Australian and International Book Trades (1870-1887).” Script and Print: Bulletin of the Bibliography Society of Australia and New Zealand 32.1 (2008). 69-94.

—–. “ ‘Of the Irritable Genus’: The Role of Susanna Moodie in the Publishing of Roughing It in the Bush.” Studies in Canadian Literature. 25.1 (September 2000). 37-56.


Book Chapters in an Edited Collection

—–. “Canada and Australasia.” A New Companion to the History of the Book. Eds. Simon Eliot and Jonathan Rose. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell: (forthcoming).

—–. “Fabricating a National Canon: The Role of Richard Bentley and Son and George Robertson in Developing and Marketing the Australian Library.” The Culture of the Publisher’s Series, Vol. 2, Nationalisms and the National Canon, edited by John Spiers. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.


Book Reviews

—–. Review of Jason D. Ensor’s Angus & Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books, 1930—1970: The Getting of Bookselling Wisdom. SHARP News 23.4 (2014): 14-15.

—–. Review of Eli MacLaren’s Dominion and Agency: Copyright and the Structuring of the Canadian Book Trade. MLR Review. 108.1 (2013).

—–. Review of Jennifer Alison’s Doing Something for Australia: George Robertson and the Early Years of Angus and Robertson, Publishers 1888—1900.Papers of the Bibliographic Society of Canada. 49 (Spring 2011). 124-127.



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