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). Current research: Literacy and numeracy (Flemish countryside, 18th century); Migration and the book industry (Low Countries, 1473 - 1600)
Keywords:bibliophily, bookseller, economic history, librarianship, library, literacy, migration, printer, publisher, social history.
Studied area(s):Belgium, Netherlands.
Studied period:1450-1900

Academic background

Institution(s):Bibliothèque royale de Belgique.
Highest degree: Master or equivalent.