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Grand Tours and Cook's Tours

A History of Leisure Travel, 1750-1915

Lynne Withey

This history of leisure travel from the middle of the eighteenth century to the start of World War I is a record of remarkable changes - in technology, the size of the traveling public, choices of destination, even beliefs about what was worth seeing. What begins as a description of the Grand Tour of the European continent for sons of wealthy Briti...
Publish Date
1997
February 1
Goodreads rating
3.81
ISBN
9780688088002
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Oct 02, 2019
Complaining about too many tourists has a history going back a few centuries, right from the birth of leisure tourism. Via this fascinating book.      source