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On the Move

Orvar Löfgren

in On Holiday: A History of Vacationing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217676
eISBN:
9780520928992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217676.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses the tourists' quest for panoramas and the start of walking and package tours. It discusses the role of railways in opening up the West for tourism and developing the idea of ... More


An Outlook on Winter

John A. Stempien and John Linstrom (eds)

in The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501740237
eISBN:
9781501740275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740237.003.0045
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Bailey invokes the image of a childhood brook in winter to describe the merits and mysteries of the season, which offer invaluable observational outdoor opportunities for the naturist-at-heart. ... More


Epilogue More Leisure, Better Leisure, Cheaper Leisure

David George Surdam

in Century of the Leisured Masses: Entertainment and the Transformation of Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190211561
eISBN:
9780190211608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211561.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

By the end of the twentieth century, Americans worked fewer hours and had more discretionary time. They enjoyed a wider variety of leisure and recreational opportunities and more time to indulge ... More


Exploring New Worlds

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes Webber’s “Exploring Unbroken British Guiana,” a series of six articles that appeared in the New Daily Chronicle between March 29 and May 2, 1930 and which demonstrated his love ... More


Nature’s Suburb

John Scott Watson

in Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the legacy of Prairie Crossing in the area of conservation. It begins with a discussion of two categories of policy attributes that contributed to Prairie Crossing's success: ... More


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