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Wanderlust

A Social History of Travel

Where did passports come from? Why did 1930s stewardesses carry wrenches? And how did teetotalers shape the modern vacation? Wanderlust answers these questions and more, as author Laura Byrne … 312 View
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Why Leave Home?

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Chapter One asks the question why we travel, especially leisure travel. The chapter examines the motivations behind travel, provides a brief history of travel and travellers, and explains the … 5 $0.50 Add
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Pilgrim’s Progress

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Chapter Two examines the experiences of travellers on pilgrimages and pilgrims as the first tourists. The chapter explores the pilgrims of the ancient world, early Christian pilgrims, Rome as … 18 $1.80 Add
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The Grand Tour

Where Modern Leisure Travel Began

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Chapter Three examines the history of the Grand Tour. The chapter explores how the Grand Tour, an aristocratic rite of passage, transformed into the early version of modern leisure travel. 5 $0.50 Add
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Putting on the Ritz

Hotels and Other Homes Away from Home

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Chapter Four focuses on hotels, inns, and other homes one uses while traveling. The chapter explores the history of hotels dating back to 1500 BC in Crete, to Roman Villa’s, Middle Eastern … 29 $2.90 Add
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Going Down to the Sea in Ships

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Chapter Five explores the history of sea travel and ships as methods of transportation. The chapter begins with the Greeks and Roman sailing across the Mediterranean world, charter ships of the … 27 $2.70 Add
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All Aboard

Our Enduring Love Affair with Trains

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Chapter Six examines trains and transportation by rail. The chapter explores the invention of trains, trains as connectors of the masses across the big countries of Canada and America, the … 25 $2.50 Add
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On the Road

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Chapter Seven focus on travel by the ancient roads to modern highway systems. The chapter begins with ancient roads, the silk road, the art of cartography in Europe and its development of roads … 29 $2.90 Add
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Flight Patterns

A Century of Air Travel

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Chapter Eight examines the history of air travel. The chapter follows air travel from the invention of flight to the development of aviation, early airlines, rise of Pan Am, types of air crafts, … 34 $3.40 Add
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To Your Health

Spas and Other Cures

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Chapter Nine focuses on traveling for one’s health. The chapter explorers the creation of spas and resorts for health, including roman baths, health spas and springs in the Middle Ages, … 12 $1.20 Add
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If You Build It, They Will Come: Resorts and Theme Parks

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Chapter Ten explores the history of Resorts and Theme Parks. The chapter discusses topics including the birth of seaside resorts, holiday camps, ski resorts, Disneyland, shopping centres and malls. 15 $1.50 Add
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The Well-Packed Bag

Don’t Forget Your . . .

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Chapter Eleven focuses on the invention of travel guides and guidebooks. The chapter explores the art of travel accounts in various forms of literature from early Christian pilgrims to guidebooks … 30 $3.00 Add
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Implementing the Image

Part IV

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Images have consequences in the real world: ideas have results. The Imaginary Indian does not exist in a void. In their relations with Native people over the years, non-Native Canadians have put … 25 $2.50 Add
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Implementing the Image

Part IV

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Images have consequences in the real world: ideas have results. The Imaginary Indian does not exist in a void. In their relations with Native people over the years, non-Native Canadians have put … 25 $0.50 Add
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The Business of Travel

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Chapter Twelve examines the business of travel. The chapter explores topics including the money from travellers/tourists, from the grand tour to the postwar boom in travel, marketing of town or … 26 $2.60 Add
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The Future of Travel

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Chapter Thirteen as the conclusion reflects on the future of travel. The chapter explores topics including traveling to space, green tourism, and the value of travel. 7 $0.70 Add