Women, Travel and Identity: Journeys by Rail and Sea, 1870-1940

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Between 1870 and 1940, a period of dramatic social, cultural and technological change, millions of British women journeyed abroad on steamships and trains, motivated by economic need, a desire to start a new life, faith, health, love, curiosity or sheer necessity. Women, travel and identity explores their experiences as journey consumers - experiences that have remained largely hidden until now, despite the journey being the most universal female travel experience of the period. Drawing upon diaries and letters, art, ...

Women, Travel and Identity: Journeys by Rail and Sea, 1870-1940 2013, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719087158

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