The Delicious History of the Holiday

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Our holidays lie near the heart of our emotional life, enjoyed for a fortnight, fed on imagination for eleven months of the year. What we want from our holidays tells a lot about who we are and what we wish we were. In this charming account, Fred Inglis traces the rise of the holiday from its early roots in the Grand Tour, through the coming of Thomas Cook and his Blackpool packages, to sex tourism and the hippie trail to Kathmandu. He celebrates the bodily pleasures of generations of tourists - from Edwardian banquets in ...

The Delicious History of the Holiday 2000, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415133050

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The Delicious History of the Holiday 2000, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415133043

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