New Book on History of Manga to Come Out in 2008

According to ComicBitsOnline, a new book titled One Thousand Years of Manga by Brigitte Koyama-Richard, a comparative literature and art history professor at the University of Tokyo, will be released in February 2008:

One Thousand Years of Manga is both an informative account of the genesis of the form and a visual delight. Through its captivating illustrations and enlightening text, the book situates Manga in its proper context, appreciating it for what it truly is: an integral part of Japanese art and culture that is as rich and revealing as it is popular.