Sacred Places: American Tourist Attractions in the Nineteenth Century (Google eBook)

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Univ of Massachusetts Press, 1989 - Business & Economics - 243 pages
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"Sears offers us not only an explanation of the popularity of certain tourist spots but also an enlightening discussion of the role that tourism played in helping Americans fashion a distinctive national culture in the six decades after 1820".--"American Historical Review". 85 illustrations.
  

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Contents

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12
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49
III
72
IV
87
V
122
VI
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VII
182
VIII
209
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About the author (1989)

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John F. Sears is Executive Director of the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute in Hyde Park, New York.

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