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‘Littery Man’: Mark Twain and Modern Authorship

Richard S. Lowry

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102123
eISBN:
9780199855087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

As Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens became one of America's first modern celebrities, successfully straddling the conflicts between culture and commerce. Twain manipulated the cultural outlets of his day, ... More


The Beaten Track: European Tourism, Literature, and the Ways to ‘Culture’, 1800–1918

James Buzard

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122760
eISBN:
9780191671531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122760.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is a major study of European tourism during the nineteenth century and the early years of the twentieth century. The author demonstrates the ways in which the distinction between tourist ... More


Getting out your message with the written word

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Using the printed word for education and outreach is an essential technique for accomplishing conservation objectives of many organizations and agencies. Harnessing the power of mass media through ... More


Forster's Trespasses: Tourism and Cultural Politics

James Buzard

in The Beaten Track: European Tourism, Literature, and the Ways to ‘Culture’, 1800–1918

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122760
eISBN:
9780191671531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122760.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the views and thoughts of American writer E.M. Forster on tourism, cultural politics, and travel writing. It suggests that Forster considered guidebooks as a branch of ... More


The Wish to Guide and to Inform: The Genre under Pressure

C. W. Thompson

in French Romantic Travel Writing: Chateaubriand to Nerval

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199233540
eISBN:
9780191730948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233540.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter studies rare examples of more practical and informative travelogues. First, Stendhal's Promenades dans Rome (1829) offers a summary of his thinking on the arts and the life cycle of ... More


“An Individuality All Its Own”: Tourist City and Tourist Citizens, 1876–1915

Catherine Cocks

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

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227460
eISBN:
9780520926493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227460.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the turn-of-the-century city guidebooks and urban sketches that promoted new ways of approaching and moving about cities, and which helped to create the tourist as a distinct ... More


Introduction

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Offers a history and historiography of Shanghai and Shanghai art before turning to the unique circumstances of the late nineteenth-century art world. Taking advantage of Shanghai’s marketplace, ... More


Even Dolls Must Wear Hijab

Faegheh Shirazi

in Velvet Jihad: Muslim Women's Quiet Resistance to Islamic Fundamentalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033549
eISBN:
9780813039589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033549.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In religious writing, a particular genre that focuses on Muslim ethics that has existed for three hundred years at the least consists of guidebooks for leading a moral life. These books are intended ... More


Consuming Antiquity: Western Tourism between Two Revolutions, 1919–1952

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the tourism of the unsettled era from 1914 to 1952 in Egypt with respect to hotels, transportation, Nile cruises, guidebooks, tourist promotion, and relations with Egyptian ... More


Modernizing Reproductive Health

Sujata Mukherjee

in Gender, Medicine, and Society in Colonial India: Women's Health Care in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Bengal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468225
eISBN:
9780199087426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468225.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

Throughout the nineteenth century traditional Indian birthing practices were under scrutiny of both Bengali and British reformers. Missionaries and British doctors believed that non-hygienic ... More


Hygienic Colonial Residences in Hanoi

Laura Victoir

in Harbin to Hanoi: The Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139415
eISBN:
9789888180721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139415.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

The threat of disease was ever-present in the colonial setting. Enormous efforts on the part of home governments and international medical communities were taken in order to reduce its incidence. ... More


Of Hellenized Cosmopolitanism and Colonial Subalternity

E. M. Forster

in Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251766
eISBN:
9780823252992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251766.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter tackles E. M. Forster's Egyptian writings to bring out their almost diametrically opposed positions and thus open up both the overdetermination of genre and the relationship between ... More


“Our” Tropical Lands: Reinventions of California and Florida after the Civil War

Henry Knight

in Tropic of Hopes: California, Florida, and the Selling of American Paradise, 1869-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044811
eISBN:
9780813046396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044811.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides insight into the pre-Civil War links and differences between California and Florida which would impact on the later selling of the two states as semi-tropical lands. These links ... More


The cosmopolitan world of Victorian portraiture: the Crystal Palace portrait gallery, <i>c</i>.1854

Jason Edwards

Kate Nichols and Sarah Victoria Turner (eds)

in After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

‘The World of Victorian Portraiture’ focuses on the 500 plaster cast busts that make up the largely ignored portrait sequence at the Crystal Palace, that ran throughout and alongside the Fine Arts ... More


The development and marketing of specialist water cure resorts

Jane M. Adams

in Healing with water: English spas and the water cure, 1840-1960

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095696
eISBN:
9781781708439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095696.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter challenges assumptions of decline in the appeal of English spas as the popularity of seaside holidays grew and argues that demand for treatment rather than leisure services underpinned ... More


The Playground of the Southwest: Water, Consumption, and Natural Abundance in Postwar Austin

Andrew M. Busch

in City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632643
eISBN:
9781469632667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632643.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter explores how abundant water because central to Austin’s identity, social life, and economy after World War Two. The dam system impounding the Colorado River allowed for business people ... More


Picturing Beauties: Print Designers, Publishers, and a Mirror of the Yoshiwara

Julie Nelson Davis

in Partners in Print: Artistic Collaboration and the Ukiyo-e Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839383
eISBN:
9780824869533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839383.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter makes a close study of The Mirror of Yoshiwara Beauties, Compared (Seiro bijin awase sugata kagami, 1776), published by Tsutaya Juzaburo (1750–1797) and Yamazakiya Kinbei (shop active ... More


Wuxi Elites and Infrastructure: Urbanization of the Countryside

Toby Lincoln

in Urbanizing China in War and Peace: The Case of Wuxi County

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841003
eISBN:
9780824868017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841003.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter describes how those same industrial families who were responsible for the urbanization of Wuxi City invested in industry and infrastructure in the countryside. It takes the example of ... More


Literary Monsters

in The Earth on Show: Fossils and the Poetics of Popular Science, 1802-1856

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226616681
eISBN:
9780226616704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226616704.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Drawing on the insights gleaned from the exploration of the virtual-tourist guidebooks, this chapter examines how texts and printed images worked together to feed the geological imagination. It ... More


Natural History and the Victorian Tourist: From Landscapes to Rock-Pools

Aileen Fyfe (ed.)

in Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487267
eISBN:
9780226487298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487298.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the scientific values of tourism guidebooks and handbooks in Victorian England. It shows the connection among locality, textuality and visualization in popular encounters with ... More


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