A brochure ( borrowed from the equivalent of French brochure in the 18th century ) is a small volume of writing without a cover , which is produced in a bookbinding manner as a brochure . Brochures are usually only of topical interest such as B. religious or political martial arts , today also instructions for use or promotional product information. The UNESCO statistics record printed brochures from more than 4 to max. 48 pages (three octave arcs ).
The term partially overlaps with booklet .
- Gerd Brinkhus: The technical history of the book and the brochure from the 16th to the 20th century. In: Handbooks for Linguistics and Communication Studies. Edited by Armin Burkhardt , Hugo Steger , Herbert Ernst Wiegand . Co-founded by Gerold Ungeheuer . Vol. 15.1: Media Studies. A manual for the development of media and forms of communication. Edited by Joachim-Felix Leonhard , Herbert Ernst Wiegand. De Gruyter, Berlin / New York 1999, ISBN 3-11-013961-8 , pp. 450-457.
- Lothar Müller : Slim & cheeky. Gray literature? About the text genre of the "brochures" . In: Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 46, February 25, 2016, p. 11 .
- ^ Helmut Hiller, Stephan Füssel : Dictionary of the book. 6th, fundamentally revised edition. Klostermann, Frankfurt am Main 2002, ISBN 978-3-465-03495-7 , p. 50.
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