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By Katherine Haldane Grenier

within the overdue eighteenth and 19th centuries, legions of English electorate headed north. Why and the way did Scotland, as soon as refrained from by way of tourists, turn into a favored website for English travelers? In Tourism and identification in Scotland, 1770-1914, Katherine Haldane Grenier makes use of released and unpublished shuttle debts, guidebooks, and the preferred press to envision the evolution of the belief of Scotland. even though her basic topic is the cultural importance of Scotland for English travelers, in demonstrating how this zone got here to occupy a valuable function within the Victorian mind's eye, Grenier additionally sheds gentle on middle-class pop culture, together with anxieties over industrialization, urbanization, and political switch; attitudes in the direction of nature; nostalgia for the prior; and racial and gender structures of the "other." overdue eighteenth-century viewers to Scotland can have lauded the momentum of modernization in Scotland, yet because the velocity of monetary, social, and political ameliorations intensified in England through the 19th century, English travelers got here to visualize their northern neighbor as a spot resistant to swap. Grenier analyzes the rhetoric of tourism that allowed viewers to undertake a fake view of Scotland as untouched by means of the different adjustments of the 19th century, making trips there antidotes to the uneasiness of contemporary existence. whereas this view was once pervasive in Victorian society and tradition, and deeply marked the fashionable Scottish nationwide identification, Grenier demonstrates that it used to be now not hegemonic. fairly, the range of the way that Scotland and the Scots spoke for themselves frequently challenged travelers' expectations.

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