Enacting Brittany

Enacting Brittany

by Patrick Young


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754669265
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/12/2012
Edition description: 1
Pages: 330
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Patrick Young is Assistant Professor of Modern European History at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; From romance to patrimony: Breton culture and 'originality' in the 19th century; Tourism, culture and place in a changing Brittany, 1860-1914; 'La Bretagne, au sein de son passé': dilemmas of tourist modernity in the French countryside; Refashioning Breton costume; Of pardons, loss and longing: Breton religious processions in an age of tourism and cultural change; A tasteful patrimony: landscape preservation and tourism in Brittany; From terre du passé to modern leisure ground? Brittany in an age of mass tourism; Epilogue: changing contexts of Bretonnitude, from Vichy to European Union and globalization; Bibliography; Index.

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