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Creating Irish tourism : the first century, 1750-1850 / William H.A. Williams. [electronic resource]

Author/Creator:
Williams, William H. A., author.
Publication:
London : Anthem Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xvi, 256 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
Series:
Anthem nineteenth century studies.
Anthem nineteenth-century series
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Subjects:
Tourism -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.
Tourism -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Language:
English
Summary:
Based on the accounts of British and Anglo-Irish travelers, 'Creating Irish Tourism' charts the development of tourism in Ireland from its origins in the mid-eighteenth century to the country's emergence as a major European tourist destination a century later.
Contents:
Getting there and getting about
Tours grand and petite
Property, class and Irish tourism
The sublime and the picturesque in the Irish landscape
Picturesque tourist sites in Ireland
The tourist experience
Killarney : a case study of the Irish tourist experience
Tourist semeiotics, stereotypes and the search for the exotic
On the road : in search of Ireland
The famine and after.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 02 Oct 2015).
ISBN:
1-283-37798-5
9786613377982
1-84331-899-7
OCLC:
741613145