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Record 26163

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'A discussion of considerable interest took place on Rowntrees Poverty. Doubt was thrown by Mr Ridges and others upon the correctness of the bases of the argument of the book which were defended by Mr Edminson and others but apparently neither section was convinced by the other. [a discussion ensued comparing Reading with Rowntree's York]'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 8 Dec 1902
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Reading
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Frederick J. Edminson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1860
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Quaker or associated with the Friends
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree
Title: Poverty, A Study of Town Life
Genre: Social Science
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26163  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Alfred Rawlings
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 76

Citation: Alfred Rawlings, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915) Private Collection, p. n/a, p. 76, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26163, accessed: 21 January 2022

Additional comments:

Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

 

 

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