Books for idle hours : nineteenth-century publishing and the rise of summer reading /
"The publishing phenomenon of summer reading, often focused on novels set in vacation destinations, started in the nineteenth century, as both print culture and tourist culture expanded in the United States. As an emerging middle class increasingly embraced summer leisure as a marker of social...
University of Massachusetts Press,
|Series:||Studies in print culture and the history of the book.
|Online Access:||Available via EBSCO eBook Collection|
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