Joan J. Pons López

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Research interests

My research works around de destination of books secularized from the disentailment of religious anb noble libraries. The creation of the public libraries systems on the diferent countries, especially on Spain & Catalonia, the robbery, sale and destruction of part of these books, and the beguining of the idea of colectionism from the circulation of these books disentailed from religious institutions and appearing on the second hand market.
Keywords:bibliophily, collectionism, convent library, destruction of books, disentailment, inquisition and books, monastic library, rare books commerce, robbery of books.
Studied area(s):Barcelone, Cambridge, London, Madrid, Saint Petersburg.
Studied period:1700-1850

Academic background

Discipline(s):History, Rare Books.
Institution(s):University of Barcelona.
Highest degree: Master or equivalent.