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Tourists: Diversification and Disdain, 1760–1830

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter situates Romantic acts of travel in their larger context, which is the upsurge of tourism in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The various modes of tourism that emerge in this ... More


The Grand Tour

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The motives behind Disraeli's decision to embark on his Grand Tour through the Ottoman Empire are looked at in this chapter. The turnaround which occurred in Disraeli during the time of his ‘blank ... More


Narrating the Risorgimento to the English Public

Maurizio Isabella

in Risorgimento in Exile: Italian Émigrés and the Liberal International in the Post-Napoleonic Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570676
eISBN:
9780191721991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570676.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Travel literature represented the most influential vehicle for the interpretation of the political and social conditions of the Italian peninsula in Europe. Given its importance, the exiles felt it ... More


Rites of Passage and the Grand Tour: Discovering, Imagining and Inventing European Civilization in the Age of Enlightenment

Robert Wokler and Christopher Brooke

Bryan Garsten (ed.)

in Rousseau, the Age of Enlightenment, and Their Legacies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147888
eISBN:
9781400842407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147888.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the significance of the Grand Tour in the eighteenth century. The itinerary of the Grand Tour offered a program of postgraduate studies which aimed to lift the veil of ... More


The Grand Tour

Jennifer Mori

in The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082726
eISBN:
9781781702703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Tourists and the Grand Tour were an inescapable part of every diplomat's life, particularly for those posted to France, Italy and the United Provinces. The tour, a rite of passage for the scions of ... More


The Grand Tour and an Establishment, 1730–1733

James Sambrook

in James Thomson 1700–1748: A Life

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117889
eISBN:
9780191671104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117889.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the different experiences Thomson had when he participated in the Grand Tour, which was meant to provide taste and a knowledge of the world to young men of wealth and rank who ... More


China of the Tourists: Women and the Grand Tour of the Middle Kingdom, 1878–1923

Kuehn Julia

in Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter looks at women travelers in China between the late 1870s and the early 1920s. It specifically determines a first generation of women's travel in China exemplified in Isabella Bird's The ... More


Johnson and Boswell: The Transit of Caledonia

Pat Rogers

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182597
eISBN:
9780191673832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182597.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This is the first comprehensive treatment of Johnson and Boswell in relation to Scotland, as revealed in their accounts of their trip to the Hebrides in 1773, the Journey to the Western Islands and ... More


Italy's Eighteenth Century: Gender and Culture in the Age of the Grand Tour

Paula Findlen, Wendy Wassyng Roworth, and Catherine M. Sama (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759045
eISBN:
9780804787543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759045.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the age of the Grand Tour, foreigners flocked to Italy to gawk at its ruins and paintings, enjoy its salons and cafés, attend the opera, and revel in their own discovery of its past, but they also ... More


The Protohistory of Classical Archaeology

Stephen L. Dyson

in In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts: A History of Classical Archaeology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110975
eISBN:
9780300134971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110975.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the prehistory of classical archaeology. During the 1760s two developments arose in the states and smaller political entities of what became Germany that would profoundly ... More


Families in Motion

Daniela Berghahn

in Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Invoking Bakhtin’s influential concept of the chronotope and its productive appropriation in Paul Gilroy’s discussion of the Black Atlantic and in Hamid Naficy’s work on accented cinema, this chapter ... More


Introduction

Lucia Dacome

in Malleable Anatomies: Models, Makers, and Material Culture in Eighteenth-Century Italy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198736189
eISBN:
9780191799914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736189.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Over the course of the eighteenth century, anatomical models were propelled to the forefront of the anatomical world. The Introduction highlights how anatomical models became important social, ... More


Education (1746–66)

Brian Bonnyman

in The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642007
eISBN:
9781474405980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642007.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter charts the Duke of Buccleuch’s early life and education, firstly at private boarding school and then Eton College, before focusing on his Grand Tour of Europe (1764-66) under the ... More


Gems and Ruins in Bourbon Naples

Marina Belozerskaya

in Medusa’s Gaze: The Extraordinary Journey of the Tazza Farnese

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199739318
eISBN:
9780199979356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739318.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

After the last Farnese duke died, the family art collection passed to Charles Bourbon, king of Naples, who turned his backward city into a mecca for Grand Tourists. They came to see the royal ... More


The Grand Tour

Stephen Citron

in Jerry Herman: Poet of the Showtune

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100822
eISBN:
9780300133240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100822.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on Jerry Herman's 1974 musical The Grand Tour. It explains that the musical was based on S. N. Behrman's adaptation of Jacobowsky and the Colonel, which had been successfully ... More


The Warm South: How the Mediterranean Shaped the British Imagination

Robert Holland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300235920
eISBN:
9780300240870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300235920.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Ever since the age of the Grand Tour in the eighteenth century, the Mediterranean has had a significant pull for Britons — including many painters and poets — who sought from it the inspiration, ... More


Strumpets and Trumps

Robert C. Davis and Garry R. Marvin

in Venice, the Tourist Maze: A Cultural Critique of the World's Most Touristed City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238039
eISBN:
9780520937802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238039.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Sometime around the end of the 1500s, the tourism industry in Venice—which already had been doing quite well a century earlier—entered a phase of prodigious growth. Changing intellectual attitudes, a ... More


The Temple of Female Glory: Female Self-Affirmation in the Roman Salon of the Grand Tour

Maria Pia Donato

in Italy's Eighteenth Century: Gender and Culture in the Age of the Grand Tour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759045
eISBN:
9780804787543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759045.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the age of the Grand Tour, the salons held by women of the aristocracy were one of the attractions for travelers in Rome. The Roman salon was the meeting point of female aspirations and the ... More


Tours of Influence: Chicana/o Artists in Europe and Asia

Karen Mary Davalos

in Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter documents the influence of Europe and Asia on Chicana/o artists who traveled abroad. It examines the travels of eleven artists and finds that their international journeys influenced ... More


The Educational Traveller

Liesbeth Corens

in Confessional Mobility and English Catholics in Counter-Reformation Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198812432
eISBN:
9780191850264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812432.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter foregrounds the diversity and dynamics of the expatriate community and writes the history of expatriate English Catholics into a much older tradition of educational travel. Recognizing ... More


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