The British Abroad Since the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1

Travellers and Tourists

  • Martin Farr
  • Xavier Guégan

Part of the Britain and the World book series (BAW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Martin Farr, Xavier Guégan
      Pages 1-15
  3. Classes of Travel

  4. Europe

  5. The Empire…

  6. …and Beyond

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 254-267

About this book


This book 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.


Colonial cultural history 20. Jahrhundert 20th century eighteenth century empire Europe

Editors and affiliations

  • Martin Farr
    • 1
  • Xavier Guégan
    • 2
  1. 1.School of History, Classics and ArchaeologyNewcastle UniversityUK
  2. 2.Department of HistoryUniversity of WinchesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45442-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-30415-5
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