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An historical geography of recreation and tourism in the western world, 1540-1940

Author: J Towner
Publisher: Chichester ; New York : John Wiley, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text gives an historical geographical approach to the field of recreation and tourism. It brings together material from a number of different disciplines and accompanies this with maps and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Towner, J.
Historical geography of recreation and tourism in the western world, 1540-1940.
Chichester ; New York : John Wiley, 1996
(OCoLC)605016872
Online version:
Towner, J.
Historical geography of recreation and tourism in the western world, 1540-1940.
Chichester ; New York : John Wiley, 1996
(OCoLC)608473716
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Towner
ISBN: 0471949906 9780471949909
OCLC Number: 34669294
Description: viii, 312 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. An historical geography approach to recreation and tourism --
2. The affluent in town and country --
3. Popular recreations in country and town --
4. Specialised leisure places: the spa resorts --
5. Venturing abroad: the European Grand Tour --
6. The search for wilder places --
7. At the coast: the development of seaside resorts --
8. Recreation and tourism for all?
Other Titles: Recreation and tourism in the western world, 1540-1940
Responsibility: John Towner.

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