Modernity and Meaning in Victorian London: Tourist Views of the Imperial Capital - De Sapio, Joseph
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Joseph De Sapio examines how individuals not only understood their contacts with industrial modernity as distinct from the inherited traditional rhythms of the eighteenth century, but how they conceived of their own positions within the increasingly sophisticated political, social, and commercial paradigms of the Victorian years.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Joseph De Sapio examines how individuals not only understood their contacts with industrial modernity as distinct from the inherited traditional rhythms of the eighteenth century, but how they conceived of their own positions within the increasingly sophisticated political, social, and commercial paradigms of the Victorian years.
Autorenporträt
Joseph De Sapio obtained his doctorate from the University of Oxford, UK, in 2011. He is currently working on an economic model of tourist visits to London, and a larger project which examines colonial sailors in the Royal Navy during the nineteenth century.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction 1. 'The Bonds of Empire and Imperial Fraternity': London as Imperial Capital 2. 'How Differently We Go Ahead in America': American Constructions of British Modernity 3. 'A Kingdom In Itself': Domestic Perceptions of Metropolitan Space 4. 'England Has No Greatness Left Save her Industry': A Path to Disharmony Epilogue