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Bryant, Chad

Walking Histories, 1800-1914

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Modern Walks
Chad Bryant, Arthur Burns, Paul Readman

Part I. Walking, Space, and Boundaries

2. Walking the Boundaries between Modernity and Tradition: Perambulation and ‘Beating the Bounds’ in Nineteenth-Century Hungary
Robert W. Gray

3. Strolling the Romantic City: Gardens, Panoramas, and Middle-Class Elites in Early Nineteenth-Century Prague
Chad Bryant

4. Rites of Passage: Youthful Walking and the Rhythms of the City, c.1850–1914
Simon Sleight

Part II. Walking and Labour

5. Walking as Labour in Henry Mayhew’s London
Elizabeth Coggin Womack

6. ‘Efficiency on Foot’? The Well-Run Estate of Nineteenth-Century England
Julie Hipperson

Part III. Social Identities and Social Practices

7. Accidents Will Happen: Risk, Climbing and Pedestrianism in the ‘Golden Age’ of English Mountaineering, 1850–1865
Arthur Burns

8. ‘A Good Walk Spoiled’? Golfers and the Experience of Landscape during the Late Nineteenth Century
Clare V. J. Griffiths

9. Urban Space and Travel on the Jewish Sabbath in the Nineteenth Century
Barry L. Stiefel

Part IV. Walking, Thinking, Looking

10. The Saints Who Walk: Walking, Piety and Technologies of Circulation in Modern South Asia
Iqbal Sevea

11. Walking in Andrei Bely’s Petersburg: Active Perception and Embodied Experience of the City
Angeliki Sioli

12. Walking and Environmentalism in the Career of James Bryce: Mountaineer, Scholar, Statesman, 1838–1922
Paul Readman

Keywords: History, Urban History, Cultural History, World History, Global and Transnational History, Social History

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137484987
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-48497-0

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