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Hospitality and hauteur: tourism, cross-cultural space, and ethics in Irish poetry

Charles I. Armstrong

in Literary visions of multicultural Ireland: The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089282
eISBN:
9781781707579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089282.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This contribution reflects on the ways in which Irishness is enacted and conveyed in recent literary articulations of multiculturality. In this essay on contemporary Irish poets Derek Mahon, Sinéad ... More


‘Life Among the Hills.’ The Welsh Way of Life, 1951–70

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter six examines the changes undergone by rural communities in the same period, looking at perceptions of a society in crisis under the pressures of emigration and modernization. It argues that ... More


Stadium travels: spectatorship, territorial identity and global connections, 1900–60

Robert W. Lewis

in The Stadium Century: Sport, Spectatorship and Mass Society in Modern France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526106247
eISBN:
9781526120816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106247.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter turns to the ways in which stadia, sport and spectators both in France and elsewhere around the globe helped generate changing place-based communities and identities. French stadia ... More


State Capitals since the 1950s: The Renaissance of Forgotten Cities

Christian Montès

in American Capitals: A Historical Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226080482
eISBN:
9780226080512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080512.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at the current revival –or late awakening- of most state capitals, their opening to more political purity and economic success in the so-called “post-industrial” age (although they ... More


Losing Status: The Place of Former Capitals in Today’s America

Christian Montès

in American Capitals: A Historical Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226080482
eISBN:
9780226080512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080512.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter sheds light on the fate of former capitals. Most are fully participating in the process of re-actualization of memories, which proved necessary, because former capitals are globally in a ... More


An indispensable travel accessory

Nicholson Heather Norris

in Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 7 considers how cine users recorded days out, holidays and work-related overseas travel for home and wider audiences. Unprecedented patterns of peacetime recreational travel and personal ... More


From Relic to Souvenir: Buffs' Collecting of the War

Teresa Barnett

in Sacred Relics: Pieces of the Past in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226059600
eISBN:
9780226059747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226059747.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the relic collecting undertaken by veterans and Civil War buffs and the ways those relics were displayed in veterans’ posts, commercial venues, and battlefield museums. It ... More


The Tour in the Provinces: Sport and Small Cities in the Global Age

Eric Reed

in Selling the Yellow Jersey: The Tour de France in the Global Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206530
eISBN:
9780226206677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206677.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter Five chronicles the experiences of Tour host-towns Pau, a regional hub and winter resort for wealthy Anglophones in the Pyrenean foothills, and Brest, a port town at the tip of the Brittany ... More


The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest

Aaron Shapiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677924
eISBN:
9781452946764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677924.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the origins and development of the North Woods vacation landscape and experience, demonstrating how tourism altered land, people, and institutions across northern Minnesota, ... More


Living Legacies

Allison Varzally

in Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630915
eISBN:
9781469630939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630915.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tracks the assimilation of adopted Vietnamese and Amerasians through the 1970s and 1980s amid contested memories about wars in Southeast Asia, conceptions of identity, and ideas of ... More


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