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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


Baedeker and Beyond: Tourism and Colonialism

Kirsty Hooper

in The Edwardians and the Making of a Modern Spanish Obsession

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621327
eISBN:
9781800341654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621327.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Explores the emergence of mass tourism to Spain during the late Victorian and Edwardian period, and its intersection with British quasi-colonial infrastructure-building in the country. Considers the ... 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, c.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 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


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