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Cities and the grand tour : the British in Italy, c.1690-1820

Autor: Rosemary Sweet
Editorial: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Serie: Cambridge social and cultural histories.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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"How did eighteenth-century travellers experience, describe and represent the urban environments they encountered as they made the Grand Tour? This fascinating book focuses on the changing responses of the British to the cities of Florence, Rome, Naples and Venice, during a period of unprecedented urbanisation at home. Drawing on a wide range of unpublished material, including travel accounts written by women,  Leer más
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Género/Forma: History
Formato físico adicional: Cities and the grand tour
(NL-LeOCL)35215120X
Tipo de material: Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: Rosemary Sweet
ISBN: 9781107020504 1107020506
Número OCLC: 789148857
Descripción: xii, 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contenido: 1. Experiencing the Grand Tour --
2. Florence: a home from home; 3. Rome ancient and modern --
4. Naples: leisure, pleasure and a frisson of danger --
5. Venice: a place of singularity and spectacle --
6. Medievalism and the Grand Tour --
Conclusion --
Bibliography.
Título de la serie: Cambridge social and cultural histories.
Responsabilidad: Rosemary Sweet.
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