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The Resource News from abroad : letters written by British travellers on the Grand Tour, 1728-71, compiled and edited by James T. Boulton, T.O. McLoughlin, (electronic resource)

News from abroad : letters written by British travellers on the Grand Tour, 1728-71, compiled and edited by James T. Boulton, T.O. McLoughlin, (electronic resource)

Label
News from abroad : letters written by British travellers on the Grand Tour, 1728-71
Title
News from abroad
Title remainder
letters written by British travellers on the Grand Tour, 1728-71
Statement of responsibility
compiled and edited by James T. Boulton, T.O. McLoughlin
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides a selection of private letters written to family and friends from a variety of people while they were on the Grand Tour in the eighteenth century. Although many have been published previously, this is the first time that letters of this kind have been brought together in a single volume. Readers can compare the various responses of travellers to the sights, pleasures and discomforts encountered on the journey. People of diverse backgrounds, with different expectations and interests, give personal accounts of their particular experiences of the Grand Tour. Unlike most collections of letters from the Tour, which recount the views of a single person, this selection emphasises diversity. Readers can juxtapose for example the letters of a conscientious young nobleman like Lyttelton with those of the excitable philanderer Boswell, or the well-travelled aristocratic lady, Caroline Lennox. While the travellers represented here follow much the same route via Paris, through France and across the Alps via the terrifying Mount Cenis, to Rome, in the pursuit of learning and pleasure, the Tour turns out to mean something quite different to each of them.--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
UkCbUP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boulton, James T.
  • McLoughlin, T. O.
Series statement
Cambridge Social Sciences eBooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British
  • Travelers
  • Europe
Label
News from abroad : letters written by British travellers on the Grand Tour, 1728-71, compiled and edited by James T. Boulton, T.O. McLoughlin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/9781846317910/type/BOOK
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'Old Style' and 'New Style' dating -- Map -- Introduction : the Grand Tour -- The tourists and their letters -- George Lyttelton (1709-73) : letters (1728-30) -- Joseph Spence (1699-1768) : letters (1730-3) -- James Boswell (1740-95) : letters (1764-6) -- James Barry (1741-1806) : letters (1765-71) -- Caroline Lennox (1723-74) : letters (1766-7) -- Appendix A. The hazards of collecting art on the Grand Tour -- Appendix B. Advice to travellers on the Grand Tour
Control code
CR9781846317910
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 293 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781846317910
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)836872127
Label
News from abroad : letters written by British travellers on the Grand Tour, 1728-71, compiled and edited by James T. Boulton, T.O. McLoughlin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/9781846317910/type/BOOK
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'Old Style' and 'New Style' dating -- Map -- Introduction : the Grand Tour -- The tourists and their letters -- George Lyttelton (1709-73) : letters (1728-30) -- Joseph Spence (1699-1768) : letters (1730-3) -- James Boswell (1740-95) : letters (1764-6) -- James Barry (1741-1806) : letters (1765-71) -- Caroline Lennox (1723-74) : letters (1766-7) -- Appendix A. The hazards of collecting art on the Grand Tour -- Appendix B. Advice to travellers on the Grand Tour
Control code
CR9781846317910
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 293 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781846317910
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)836872127

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