Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

By: Cocks, Catherine

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This fascinating cultural history, studded with vivid details bringing the experience of Victorian-era travel alive, explores the beginnings of urban tourism, and sets the phenomenon within a larger cultural transformation that encompassed fundamental changes in urban life and national identity.

Title: Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

Author Name: Cocks, Catherine

Categories: TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, HISTORY OF IDEAS,

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 2001

ISBN Number: 0520227468

ISBN Number 13: 9780520227460

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 009040

Keywords: Gilded Age; Urban Tourism; Sociology,