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On holiday a history of vacationing

Orvar. Löfgren

c1999

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  • Title:
    On holiday a history of vacationing
  • Author: Orvar. Löfgren
  • Description: Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: LANDSCAPES AND MINDSCAPES; Looking for Sights; On the Move; Telling Stories; PART TWO: GETAWAYS; Cottage Cultures; The Mediterranean in the Age of the Package Tour; PART THREE: BETWEEN THE LOCAL AND THE GLOBAL; The Global Beach; Resort Ruins; Looking for Tourists; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
    Löfgren takes us on a tour of the Western holiday world and shows how two centuries of ""learning to be a tourist"" have shaped our own ways of vacationing. We see how fashions in destinations have changed through the years, with popular images (written, drawn, painted, and later photographed) teaching the tourist what to look for and how to experience it. Travelers present and future will never see their cruises, treks, ecotours, round-the-world journeys, or trips to the vacation cottage or condo in quite the same way again. All our land-, sea-, and mindscapes will be the richer for Löfgren's
  • Publication Date: c1999
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (337 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-09310-2;ISBN 9786613520388;ISBN 0-520-92899-7;ISBN 0-585-27204-2
  • Subjects: Travel; Holidays; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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