Kim De Groot

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Research interests

Research interests: library history, book history and cultural history in general. Master dissertation: the relationship between private and public book ownership in collecting national heritage (Belgium, 1850 - 1870). A casestudy about the formation of the 'Collection sp├ęciale' owned by Duke Engelbert August of Arenberg. Currently working on a PhD application about migration patterns of printers, publishers and booksellers in the Low Countries and Italy (1465-1500).
Keywords:bibliophily, bookseller, economic history, library, migration, networks, printer, publisher, social history.
Studied area(s):Belgium, Italy, Netherlands.
Studied period:1450-1500

Academic background

Institution(s):Independant researcher.
Highest degree: Master or equivalent.