Beyond the Grand Tour: Northern Metropolises and Early Modern Travel Behaviour

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Travel in early modern Europe is frequently represented as synonymous with the institution of the Grand Tour, a journey undertaken by elite young males from northern Europe to the centres of the arts and antiquity in Italy. Taking a somewhat different perspective, this volume builds upon recent research that pushes beyond this narrow orthodoxy and which decentres Italy as the ultimate destination of European travellers. Instead, it explores a much broader pattern of travel, undertaken by people of varied backgrounds and ...

Beyond the Grand Tour: Northern Metropolises and Early Modern Travel Behaviour 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781472485809

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