Public formulation for public library provision in the Highlands of Scotland by Crawford, John C.

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Library provision largely the product of outside intervention, as a means of altering the habits and customs of the natives. After the Disruption the lack of secular titles in Gaelic was reflected in libraries and contributed to the decline of Gaelic culture. No large public collections of Gaelic literature ever formed.

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