Seductive Journey: American Tourists in France from Jefferson to the Jazz Age

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Mai 2000



PrefacePt. 1: In Search of Taste and Distinction, 1786-18481: Jefferson versus Adams 2: Getting There Was Not Half the Fun 3: A Man's World 4: Eat, Drink, but Be Wary 5: "The Athens of Modern Europe" 6: Pleasures of the Flesh Pt. 2: Paris and Tourism Transformed, 1848-18707: Paris Transformed 8: Keeping Away from the Joneses 9: The Feminization of American Tourism Pt. 3: Class, Gender, and the Rise of Leisure Tourism, 1870-191410: "The Golden Age of Travel" 11: Prisoners of Leisure: Upper-Class Tourism 12: How "The Other Half" Toured 13: Class, Gender, and the Rise of Antitourism 14: Machismo, Morality, and Millionaires Pt. 4: The Invasion of the Lower Orders, 1917-193015: Doughboys and Dollars 16: "How're You Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm?" 17: A Farewell to "Culture Vultures" 18: Unhappy Hosts, Unwelcome Visitors 19: Epilogue Notes Index


Harvey Levenstein is professor emeritus of history at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He has published a number of books on American history, including "Revolution at the Table: The Transformation of the American Diet" and "Paradox of Plenty: A Social History of Eating in Modern America."
EAN: 9780226473772
ISBN: 0226473775
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2000
Seitenanzahl: 412 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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