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What is newsbook?
newsbook meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:As censorship weakened during the English Civil War of 1642-1651, publication of news as a profit-making industry began with broadsides and small pamphlets from four to forty pages in length, called “newsbooks” (see these examples, courtesy of the Folger Shakesepare Library). Generally devoted to a single topic per issue, newsbooks provided accounts of current events (politics, natural disasters, murders and other crimes) in much the same manner as a tabloid newspaper.
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