The British Abroad: The Grand Tour in the Eighteenth Century

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Travel for pleasure developed greatly in the eighteenth century, and in this scholarly, yet accessible, study, Jeremy Black examines travel on the Continent, the so-called Grand Tour. The British Abroad considers not only the standard destinations of France and Italy but also the Low Countries, Germany, Switzerland and the Balkans. It describes in detail the modes of transport, the range of accommodation, the food and drink, the pleasures and hazards of travel, ranging from sex and sensibility to debt and dysentery, as well ...

The British Abroad: The Grand Tour in the Eighteenth Century 1997, Alan Sutton Publishing, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750914147

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The British Abroad: The Grand Tour in the Eighteenth Century 1992, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312086091

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