The British abroad since the eighteenth century. Volume 1, Travellers and tourists

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Full title: The British abroad since the eighteenth century. Volume 1, Travellers and tourists / edited by Martin Farr and Xavier Guégan, School of Historical Studies, Newcastle University, UK.
Alternative titles: Travellers and tourists
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Other authors: Farr, Martin.
Guégan, Xavier, 1978-
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Summary: This, the first part of a two volume collection of new essays from international scholars, is concerned with examining the British experience of travel, tourism, and imperialism. It considers the British travelling beyond their isles over the last three hundred years, and through a range of interdisciplinary perspectives reflects on their taste for discovery and self-discovery both through the exploration - and exploitation - of other lands and peoples, and also through their encounters with other societies and civilisations. The development into new forms of travel and tourism challenged the perceptions the British had of the world - and the world of the British. These journeys impacted on the representation and formation of 'Britishness', and the construction of national identity by defining a non-British world or a world becoming 'British'.
Other authors: Farr, Martin., Guégan, Xavier, 1978-
Corporate Authors: dawsonera
Language: English
Published: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Classmark: 914.1/04
Series: Britain and the world.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781137304155