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Ambivalent Appropriations: Culture and the Tourist in James

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/9780198122760.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the views and thoughts of American writer Henry James about American travellers and tourists in Europe. It suggests that James observed that many of the Americans he saw in ... More


American Ambassadors: Travellers in the Cold War

David Seed

in American Travel and Empire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311802
eISBN:
9781846315084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311802.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses how American travellers during the Cold War became increasingly conscious of geopolitical tensions exacerbated by the fact that they were often under surveillance by the FBI or ... More


Introduction

Amy Speier

in Fertility Holidays: IVF Tourism and the Reproduction of Whiteness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479827664
eISBN:
9781479858996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827664.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

I introduce the general phenomenon of reproductive travel and survey the existing literature about this type of medical tourism. I apply feminist and globalization theories to this phenomenon as I ... More


‘A Confusion of Unwashed and Shabbily Dressed People’: Nineteenth-Century Americans and Urban Britain1

Shirley Foster

in American Travel and Empire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311802
eISBN:
9781846315084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311802.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Americans who travelled to Britain in the nineteenth century sought to explore and confirm a sense of national identity contingent upon a renewal and re-evaluation of Old World relations. America, no ... More


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