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Refining Travel: Railroads and Extra-Fare Cars, 1850–1915

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/9780520227460.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the transformation of railroads, luxury-car manufacturers, and tour companies from “a horrible thing to think of” into a genteel fantasy. Railroads, as well as hotels and tour ... More


Working life in the UK

Janice Norwood

in Victorian touring actresses: Crossing boundaries and negotiating the cultural landscape

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526133328
eISBN:
9781526155467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133335.00009
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines the actress’s working life in the UK, looking particularly at the material business of touring and showing how women’s careers reflected and were impacted by changes in the ... More


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