Recreation and the Sea

Recreation and the Sea

by Stephen Fisher (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780859895408
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Series: Maritime Studies Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Stephen Fisher until his recent retirement was General Editor of Exeter Maritime Studies; he is now an Honorary Research Fellow in the Exeter Centre for Maritime Historical Studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Stephen Fisher

Changing attitudes in England towards sea-bathing, 1730s-1914 by John Travis

The seaside resorts of Western Europe, 1750-1939 by John Walton

Coastal tourism in Cornwall since 1900 by Paul Thornton

Seaside resort strategies: the case of interwar Torquay by Nigel Morgan

The rise of English yachting revisited, 1640-1827 by Janet Cusack

The emergence of middle class yachting in the North-West of England from the later nineteenth century by Roger Ryan

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