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“We Are a Traveling People”

Tourism, Travel Journalism, and the Construction of a Modern National Identity in Sweden

Emilia Ljungberg

professions of the travelers, but it could also be gained through an emphasis on the new technology that they mastered. The use of more or less new technologies like aircraft and photography was an important marker of modernity and progress that also gave a

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“Space without People”

Austro-German Filmmaker, Bestselling Author, and Journalist Colin Ross Discovers Australia

Siegfried Mattl

German foreign policy by stressing the lasting impact of German culture and technology in what he considered to be a rising zone of endangered white supremacy. German ideas of Australia, the mandates, and New Zealand had been long dominated by romantic

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The Continent Behind

Alienation and the American Scene in George William Curtis’s Lotus-Eating: A Summer Book

James Weaver

something even better, an improved natural spectacle constructed, accessed, and improved through technological development of the sight. In America as Second Creation , David E. Nye (2003) discusses the role various technologies played in normalizing U

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Jackie Clarke, Melanie Kay Smith, Margret Jäger, Anne O’Connor, and Robert Shepherd

fieldwork in the Czech Republic, the United States, and Canada from 2010 to 2012 that examined North American couples who travel to the Czech Republic to get access to affordable and high-quality assisted reproductive technologies. As Speier argues, forming

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Walking to Write

Following Patrick Leigh Fermor across Europe

David Wills

record the changes wrought by history since 1933—World War II, the Cold War, the European Union, the advance of digital technology—as well as to discover what remains that Fermor would recognize. Their resultant accounts reveal how the same travel texts

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The Corpus of London

(Dis)covering the Victorian City

David W. Chapman

technology and innovation ( Nead 2005, 83 ). In a time when public works are often considered to be necessary evils and unwanted drains on the exchequer, the Victoria Embankment models a holy alliance between utilitarian convenience and aesthetic pleasure

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Donald H. Holly Jr.

of their crude stone-age technology and leaf-clothing, although the Tasaday had previously wielded iron tools and worn clothes made from manufactured cloth ( see Headland 1992a ). It could be said that writers (and their audiences) found in the

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William Nessly, Noel B. Salazar, Kemal Kantarci, Evan Koike, Christian Kahl, and Cyril Isnart

carefully considered. The inclusion of pictures and maps were of particular concern. Only at the end of the nineteenth century, when new printing technologies were invented, could more graphic illustrations be added. Overall, the process from start to finish

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Mediating the Rural Ideal

The Australian Town in Twentieth-Century Travel

Louise Prowse

was becoming increasingly popularized as new technologies opened up the rural landscape for leisurely exploration. At the beginning of the twentieth century, the rural idyll in Australia continued to be informed by notions of English taste and culture

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The True Story of Gundagai’s Dog on the Tuckerbox

Tourists, Truth, and the Insouciance of Souvenirs

Richard White

folk culture successfully negotiated with modern technology ( Martin 2015 ). O’Hagan initially intended the track to lead to Bundaberg but Gundagai benefited from being more singable and having a river with the requisite number of syllables ( Van