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The Resource Hotel : an American History, A.K. Sandoval-Strausz

Hotel : an American History, A.K. Sandoval-Strausz

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Hotel : an American History
Title
Hotel
Title remainder
an American History
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A.K. Sandoval-Strausz
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eng
Summary
Presents a history of the nineteenth-century first-class hotel, of what hotels have meant to American business, culture, and racial politics
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Title
Hotel
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Summary
Presents a history of the nineteenth-century first-class hotel, of what hotels have meant to American business, culture, and racial politics
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Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
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235359
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
917.306
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TX909
LC item number
.S25 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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A. K. Sandoval-Strausz
Hotel : an American History, A.K. Sandoval-Strausz
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Hotel : an American History, A.K. Sandoval-Strausz
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-356) and index
Contents
Pt. I. Buildings and systems. 1. A public house for a new republic: inventing the American hotel, 1789-1815 -- 2. Palaces of the public: the American hotel comes of age, 1815-1840 -- 3. The hotel system: assembling a transcontinental accommodation network, 1840-1876 -- 4. Imperial hotels and hotel empires: tourism, expansion, standardization, and the beginning of the end of a hotel age, 1876-1908 -- pt. II. Hospitality. 5. The house of strangers: the transformation of hospitality and the everyday life of the hotel -- 6. The law of hospitality: the common law of innkeepers and the public space of the hotel -- 7. Unruly guests and anxious hosts: sex, theft, and violence at the hotel -- pt. III. A nation of hosts and guests. 8. American forum: hotels and civil society -- 9. Homes for a world of strangers: house, hotel, apartment building -- 10. Accommodating Jim Crow: the law of hospitality and the struggle for civil rights
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Dimensions
27 cm.
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Extent
375 p.
Isbn
9780300106169
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007010239
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps

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