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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

Reading Experience Database UK Historical image of readers
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How to search:

RED version 2.0 has now been released. Enter revised text here...

Basic Search:

This searches all text fields including evidence

Advanced Search:

(To search for words contained in the evidence of the reading experience only. For further clarification, please visit our FAQs page.)

Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Text Being Read

e.g. year, edition, publisher, translation

Other "places of experience":
First: enter text you want to search:

Second: select which of the four you want to search:

This search will give you records that match all the text you enter here and the check boxes you tick; for example, if you a) enter "london" in County, enter "high street" in "other places" and tick b) "Specific address" and c) "Other location", only records that have "london" in County and "high street" in both "specific address" and "other location" will be listed in the results page (which probably will be none).

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