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Sacred places : American tourist attractions in the nineteenth century

Author: John F Sears
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, cop. 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of 19th-century tourism and its role in shaping American culture, this text gives an analysis of the contribution of certain tourist spots to America's cultural awareness.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John F Sears
ISBN: 1558491627 9781558491625
OCLC Number: 490660800
Notes: Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Description: 243 p. : ill, couv. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John F. Sears.

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"Sears offers us not only an explanation of the popularity of certain tourist spots but also an enlightening discussion of the role that tourism played in helping Americans fashion a distinctive Read more...

 
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