Books and Borrowing 1750-1830

Author: Kit Baston

Books and Borrowing and the First Scottish Enlightenment, a guest post by Kelsey Jackson Williams

Purchasing a book is, as we all know, very different from reading it.  Too often, however, book historians are forced to rely on our knowledge of what books were purchased in the face of an absence of evidence of what books were actually read.  This is one of the reasons I find the Books and […]

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Introducing Books and Borrowing, 1750-1830

Books and Borrowing, 1750-1830: An Analysis of Scottish Borrowers’ Registers brings together researchers from the universities of Stirling and Glasgow and fourteen partner organisations across Scotland. The project is led by Principal Investigator Dr Katie Halsey (Stirling) and Co-Investigator Dr Matthew Sangster (Glasgow) who will work with a team of three post-doctoral research fellows: Karen […]

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