Inventing New England

Inventing New England Quaint, Charming, Nostalgic New England Rustic Fishing Villages, Romantic Seaside Cottages, Breathtaking Mountain Vistas, Peaceful Rural Settings In Inventing New England, Dona Brown Traces The Creation Of These Calendar Page Images And Describes How Tourism As A Business Emerged And Came To Shape The Landscape, Economy, And Culture Of A Region.By The Latter Nineteenth Century, Brown Argues, Tourism Had Become An Integral Part Of New England S Rural Economy, And The Short Vacation A Fixture Of Middle Class Life Focusing On Such Meccas As The White Mountains, Martha S Vineyard, Nantucket, Coastal Maine, And Vermont, Brown Describes How Failed Port Cities, Abandoned Farms, And Even Scenery Were Churned Through Powerful Marketing Engines Promoting Nostalgia She Also Examines The Irony Of An Industry That Was Based On An Escape From Commerce But Served As An Engine Of Industrial Development, Spawning Hotel Construction, Land Speculation, The Spread Of Wage Labor, And A Vast Market For Guidebooks And Other Publications.

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  • Paperback
  • 264 pages
  • Inventing New England
  • Dona Brown
  • 16 April 2017
  • 1560987995

10 thoughts on “Inventing New England

  1. says:

    First tourism in America was the American grand tour, which consisted of cities, cities, cities Church services, jails, legislatures in session those were the sights But the fashionable tour started to take in the scenery, like Niagara Some of it was sublime, some of the wilderness was picturesque, but beautiful remained the pleasant farmland on the sides of the river, serene and orderly and settled One tourist said that the trees were not so worthwhile because in England, they would in First tourism in America was the American grand tour, which consisted of cities, cities, cities Church services, jails, legislatures in session those were the sights But the fashionable tour started to take in the scenery, like Niagara Some of it was sublime, some of the wilderness was picturesque, but beautiful remained the pleasant farmland on the sides of the river, serene and orderly and settled One tourist said that the trees were not so worthwhile because in England, they would indicate a substantial landowner had them planted here in America, they just grew even when people didn t own much prope...

  2. says:

    This is fantastic examination of middle class New England tourism in the 19th century, beginning with fashionable scenic tourism through nostalgic reform minded Colonial Revival Brown s study focuses on the so...

  3. says:

    Deep Exploration of How Quaint New England Came to BeLoved this look at how the notion of New England as old was created A whole new understanding of the tourism industry for me.

  4. says:

    I have been reading this book forever as I ve been carrying it around in my briefcase that aside, it was a fascinating and informative look at what we take for granted as feeling New England

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