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Reading associations in England and Scotland, c. 1760-1830

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This thesis examines provincial literary culture in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, through the printed and manuscript records of reading associations, the diaries of their members, and a range of other print materials. These book clubs and subscription libraries have often been considered to be polite and sociable institutions, part of the cultural repertoire of a new urban, consumer society. However, this thesis reconsiders reading associations’ values and effects throu...

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History Faculty
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2016-08-30

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