Travel Writing and Tourism in Britain and Ireland

  • Benjamin Colbert

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About this book


From the mid-eighteenth century to the twentieth, tourism became established as a leisure industry and travel writing as a popular genre. In this collection of essays, leading international historians and travel writing experts examine the role of home tourism in the UK and Ireland in the development of national identities and commercial culture.


colonization decolonization essay genre German Great Britain history history of literature Ireland knowledge landscape performance Scotland subject truth

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  • Benjamin Colbert
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WolverhamptonUK

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