MEDIATE


Understanding the real bestsellers of the 18th century

About the project

The MEDIATE project is organized in six interrelated subprojects:

  1. MEDIATE database construction (Ensor)
  2. French printed private library catalogues and readers (Blom)
  3. Dutch printed private library catalogues and readers (Jagersma)
  4. English printed private library catalogues and readers (Reboul)
  5. Jewish books in private library catalogues (De Wilde)
  6. Synthesis: Toward a new history of "the" Enlightenment (Montoya)

Advisory board

  • Simon Burrows (Western Sydney University)
  • Marieke van Delft (Royal Library KB, The Hague)
  • Raphaele Mouren (Warburg Institute / Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Sciences de l'information et des Bibliothèques)
  • Andrew Pettegree (University of St Andrews)
  • Nicoline van der Sijs (KNAW Meertens Institute / Radboud University)
  • Mark Towsey (University of Liverpool)