The Making of Modern Tourism: The Cultural History of the British Experience, 1600-2000

The Making of Modern Tourism: The Cultural History of the British Experience, 1600-2000

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349665136
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/16/2002
Edition description: 1st ed. 2002
Pages: 310
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

JOHN BECKERSON Museum Curator, Oral Historian and Researcher for Universities, Heritage Bodies and Government CHLOE CHARD Literary Historian, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles TOBIAS DÖRING Lecturer in Literature and Cultural Studies, Freie Universität, Berlin ALEXANDER C.T. GEPPERT Research Associate, Department of History, Institute of Florence EVELINE KILIAN Lecturer in English Literature, Tübingen University, Germany HELGA QUADFLIEG Lecturer in English Literature, University of Würzburg, Germany STEPHEN PRICKETT Regius Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Galsgow GERHARD STILZ Professor of English Literature, Tübingen University, Germany JOHN WALTON Professor of Social History and Director of Research in History, University of Central Lancashire SUE WRIGHT Doctoral Scholar, History Department, Sheffield Hallam University.

Table of Contents

Britain and the Making of Modern Tourism: An Interdisciplinary Approach; H.Berghoff & B.Korte Approved Civilities and the Fruits of Peregrination: Elizabethan and Jacobean Travellers and the Making of Englishness; H.Quadflieg From the Sublime to the Ridiculous: The Anxieties of Sightseeing; C.Chard Circles and Straight Lines: Romantic Versions of Tourism; S.Prickett Heroic Travellers, Romantic Landscapes: The Colonial Sublime in Indian, Australian and American Art and Literature; G.Stilz British Tourism Between Industrialization and Globalization: An Overview; J.K.Walton Marketing British Tourism: Government Approaches to the Stimulation of a Service Sector, 1880-1950; J.Beckerson From Privilege to Commodity? Modern Tourism and the Rise of the Consumer Society; H.Berghoff Sun, Sea, Sand and Self-Expression: Mass Tourism as an Individual Experience; S.Wright Engineer's Holiday: L.T.C. Rolt, Industrial Heritage and Tourism; C.Harvie True Copies: Time and Space Travels at British Imperial Exhibitions, 1880-1930; A.C.T. Geppert Travelling in Transience; T.Döring Exploring London: Walking the City-(Re-)Writing the City; E.Kilian Julian Barnes, England, England : Tourism as a Critique of Postmodernism; B.Korte Index

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