Recreation and the Sea (Exeter Maritime Studies)

Recreation and the Sea (Exeter Maritime Studies)

By: Stephen Fisher (editor)Paperback

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Leisure studies have become an increasingly important area of research within social history. In six original essays and an introduction by established historians, Recreation and the sea focuses on the theme of the sea and leisure activities in England and Continental Europe.

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Stephen Fisher until his recent retirement was General Editor of Exeter Maritime Studies; he is now an Honorary Research Fellow in the Exeter Centre for Maritime Historical Studies.

Contents

Changing attitudes in England towards sea-bathing, 1730s-1914, John Travis The seaside resorts of Western Europe, 1750-1939, John Walton Coastal tourism in Cornwall since 1900, Paul Thornton Seaside resort strategies - the case of interwar Torquay, Nigel Morgan The rise of English yachting revisited, 1640-1827, Janet Cusak The emergence of middle-class yachting in the north-west of England from the later 19th century, Roger Ryan.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/08/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780859895408
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780859895408
  • weight: 315
  • ISBN10: 0859895408

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