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The Beaten Track: European Tourism, Literature, and the Ways to "culture", 1800-1918

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The Beaten Track: European Tourism, Literature, and the Ways to "culture", 1800-1918 - Buzard, James
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Taking in a wide variety of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century texts--fiction, poetry, travel writings, guidebooks, periodicals, and business histories-- The Beaten Track attempts to grasp what modern representations of "culture" owe to the long process of confrontation with a democratizing and institutionalizing European tourism. Buzard argues that an exaggerated perception, first emerging after the Napoleonic Wars, of the Continental tour's sudden radical openness to virtually "every" level of society took firm hold ...

The Beaten Track: European Tourism, Literature, and the Ways to "culture", 1800-1918 1993, Clarendon Press

ISBN-13: 9780198122760

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