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  • A History of Leisure by Peter Borsay
    A History of Leisure (English, Paperback) Peter Borsay

    Placing leisure in its historical context, Borsay's approach is analytical and critical, with an emphasis on key concepts rather than simple chronology, and on the British Isles as a fluid and dynamic amalgam of local and national cultures and polities.

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  • Leisure Cultures in Urban Europe, c.1700-1870 by Peter Borsay
    Leisure Cultures in Urban Europe, c.1700-1870 (English, Hardback) Peter Borsay

    Combines research on a wide variety of leisure activities in the early modern and modern periods, providing an unprecedented transnational perspective to the study of European leisure history.

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  • Resorts and Ports by Peter Borsay
    Resorts and Ports (English, Paperback) Peter Borsay

    This book draws together case-studies which explore the changing relationships between port and resort activities in a cross-section of European maritime settings over 3 centuries. It will interest academics in tourism studies, geography and cultural studies, as well as providing information and analysis for policy makers in coastal regeneration.

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  • Medicine in Wales c.1800-2000 by Peter Borsay
    Medicine in Wales c.1800-2000 (English, Hardback) Peter Borsay

    At a time when the proper role of the state is under constant review, its relationship to the private sphere is a matter of considerable public concern, this text places this debate in historical context.

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  • The English Urban Renaissance by Peter Borsay
    The English Urban Renaissance (English, Paperback) Peter Borsay

    In the century after the Restoration of 1660, English provincial towns experienced a cultural renaissance. In this lively and perceptive history, Peter Borsay examines the most striking features of that revival, both architectural and social, and penetrates the new culture's elegant facade to explore its economic origins and the mixture of social forces that propelled it.

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