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Seeing, Traveling, and Consuming

Rudy Koshar

Rudy Koshar DAAD Professor of German and European Studies, University of Wisconsin at Madison Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Histories of Leisure

Berg, 2002

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... culture. Of all the texts and markers that give significance to the tourist experience, travel guidebooks are among the most significant.See Rudy Koshar, German Travel Cultures (Oxford and New York: Berg, 2000). Fittingly, it was in the first...

Germans at the Wheel: Cars and Leisure Travel in Interwar Germany

Rudy Koshar

Rudy Koshar DAAD Professor of German and European Studies, University of Wisconsin at Madison Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Histories of Leisure

Berg, 2002

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...Serious historical analysis of the automobile has been dominated by an emphasis on production and design rather than on daily usage, leisure practices, or consumption.For the argument of this paragraph, see Rudy Koshar, “On the History...
...This chapter comes from broader themes developed in my dissertation, “The Selective Appropriation of Modernity: Leisure, Gender and the Catholic Workingmen’s Clubs of Cologne, 1885–1914” (dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison...

Leisure, Politics, and the Consumption of Tobacco in Britain since the Nineteenth Century

Matthew Hilton

Matthew Hilton, University of Birmingham. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Histories of Leisure

Berg, 2002

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...Historians of leisure in Britain have traditionally been concerned with two major debates, both relating to power and control. First, there is the issue of control over time. In the early nineteenth century, industrialists’ need for factory...
...Long a loosely connected – if nevertheless steadily expanding – group of thermal stations, beaches, and canonical attractions, tourism in France became in the years 1890–1914 a matter of greater interest to certain members of the French...
... (Hassocks: Harvester, 1976), p. 210. This contribution responds to some of the arguments raised by Rudy Koshar’s work on the guidebook and national consciousness, Rudy Koshar, “‘What ought to be seen’: Tourists’ Guidebooks and National Identities...

Savage Tourism

Rudy Koshar

Rudy Koshar DAAD Professor of German and European Studies, University of Wisconsin at Madison Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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German Travel Cultures

Berg, 2000

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... or rode by, found alternative routes around the Feldherrnhalle [Koshar 2000, 117].) Tourists in Obersalzberg were directed to see the ‘stately mountain retreat’ of Adolf Hitler (Baedeker 1938, 6, 35). But all such information was nested...
...Boxing launched the modern era of spectator sports in Germany during the Weimar Republic, a sport consumed by the masses, mirrored in film, newspapers, music, and literature, and celebrated in the highest social circles. With the possible...

Subversive Performances and Masculine Pleasures in Fin-de-Siècle London

Christopher Breward

Christopher Breward is Professor of Cultural History at the University of Edinburgh, where he also holds the positions of Principal of Edinburgh College of Art and Vice Principal of the University (Creative Arts). He was trained at the Courtauld Institute of Art (BA) and the Royal College of Art (MA, PhD), London, and has subsequently taught at Manchester Metropolitan University, the Royal College of Art, and London College of Fashion. Before taking up his post at Edinburgh, he was Head of Research at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Christopher has published widely on the history and theory of fashion and its relationship to masculinities and urban cultures. Key publications include The Culture of Fashion (MUP 1995), The Hidden Consumer (MUP 1999), Fashion (OUP 2003), and Fashioning London (Berg 2004). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Histories of Leisure

Berg, 2002

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...A feature of London street life that was peculiar to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was the oafish custom of crying purposeless catchphrases. The phrases had no special application and were seldom used in any apposite sense...

Conclusion

Rudy Koshar

Rudy Koshar DAAD Professor of German and European Studies, University of Wisconsin at Madison Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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German Travel Cultures

Berg, 2000

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...The modern tourist seeks ‘elsewherelands,’ writes Orvar Löfgren, whose history of vacationing charts a search for transcendence lying at the heart of leisure travel. For Löfgren, it is the longing for a ‘great personal experience...