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Description - The History of Reading, Volume 2 by K. Halsey

'Reading has a history. But how can we recover it?' This volume brings together original research essays focusing on the history of reading in the British Isles, using evidence ranging from library records to Mass Observation surveys to highlight the social factors that influence a seemingly private, individual activity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230247550
ISBN-10: 0230247555
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 220
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 26-Aug-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - K. Halsey

SOPHIE BANKES Doctoral Student, The Open University, UK ADRIAN BINGHAM Senior Lecturer in Modern History, University of Sheffield, UK ROSALIND CRONE Lecturer in History, The Open University, UK SIMON ELIOT Professor of the History of the Book, Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK DAVID FINKELSTEIN Research Professor of Media and Print Culture, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK LINDA FLEMING Postdoctoral Researcher for the Scottish Readers Remember Project, Edinburgh Napier University, UK CLARE GILL Doctoral Candidate in English, Queen's University Belfast, UK ANDREW HOBBS Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of Central Lancashire, UK STEPHEN JACYNA Reader in the History of Medicine, University College London, UK MICHAEL LEDGER-LOMAS Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge University, UK ALISTAIR MCCLEERY Professor and Director of the Scottish Centre for the Book, Edinburgh Napier University, UK MARK TOWSEY Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in History, University of Liverpool, UK ANNA VANINSKAYA Lecturer in Victorian Literature, University of Edinburgh, UK