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Community lending libraries in eighteenth-century Ireland and Wales

Paul Kaufman

Community lending libraries in eighteenth-century Ireland and Wales

by Paul Kaufman

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Published by [University of Chicago] in [Chicago] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLibrary Quarterly.
Statement(by) Paul Kaufman.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.299-312 ;
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17540091M

It was in the first half of the eighteenth century that Greenock laid the foundation of its future greatness by the construction of a commodious harbour, and Paisley rose from a small village into a considerable manufacturing town.5 It was computed Edition: orig; Page: [63] that the aggregate tonnage of Scotch vessels rose between and A public library is a library that is accessible by the general public and is generally funded from public sources, such as taxes. It is operated by librarians and library paraprofessionals, who are also civil the United States there are a fair number of public libraries that are (c)(3) organizations, not tax-supported and whose employees are not civil servants.

Community Libraries Links to other libraries we collaborate with; Café and university towns, those from the new industrial centers of the Midlands, as well as newspapers from Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. Coverage: covering wide-ranging aspects of the eighteenth century and the Enlightenment, and is published in English or. Book Editor(s): Zachary Lesser. Search for more papers by this author. Daniel Allington. Search for more papers by this author. David A. Brewer. Search for more papers by this author. Stephen Colclough. Search for more papers by this author. Siân Echard.

  Richard Cargill Cole, ‘Private libraries in eighteenth-century Ireland’, Library Quarterly, 44, no. 3 (), pp Dublin Chronicle, 22 May Edmond Malone to .   Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from Access provided through a partnership of the English Department, the College of Arts and Science and the MU : Rachel Brekhus.


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His History of Ireland in the Eighteenth Century was first published as part of A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, but was reissued in as a five-volume work. He has been described as the first revisionist Irish historian, as the aim of the book was partly to respond to Froude's The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century 5/5(2).

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