Barry Island - The Making of a Seaside Playground, C.1790 - C.1965

Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru

Barry Island - The Making of a Seaside Playground, C.1790 - C.1965

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Awdur: Andy Croll

ISBN: 9781786835864
Dyddiad Cyhoeddi: 06 Gorffennaf 2020
Cyhoeddwr: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press, Caerdydd
Fformat: Clawr Meddal, 217x139 mm, 288 tudalen
Iaith: Saesneg

Erbyn canol yr ugeinfed ganrif, roedd Ynys y Barri yn un o drefi glan môr mwyaf poblogaidd Prydain. Mae dilyn yr hanes hwn yn dysgu gwersi pwysig am dwristiaeth arfordirol, a dyma'r astudiaeth lawn gyntaf o ddatblygiad y dref fel cyrchfan glan môr.

Tabl Cynnwys:
Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
Author’s Note
Introduction
Chapter 1 ‘Much Frequented During the Bathing Season’: Barry Island and Welsh Coastal Tourism, c. 1780-c. 1860
Chapter 2 ‘That Favourite Place’: Cardiff’s Bathing Resort, c. 1860-1877
Chapter 3 Visitors ‘Mercilessly’ Turned Away: The Island Closed, 1878-1884
Chapter 4 Reclaimed, 1884-c.1890
Chapter 5 An ‘El Dorado Where Soft Winds Blow’: Resort Boosterism Flourishes in the 1890s
Chapter 6 ‘Awake ye Sluggards!’ Resort Development Flounders, c. 1900-1914
Chapter 7 ‘They Sweep Down on the Place and Take Possession of It’: Trippers Triumphant, c. 1890-c. 1910
Chapter 8 Barry-on-Sea? The Tripper Resort Consolidated, 1914-c.1965
Conclusion
Bibliography
Bywgraffiad Awdur:
Andy Croll is principal lecturer in History at the University of South Wales
Gwybodaeth Bellach:
• Casts a revealing light on Wales’s contribution to coastal tourism in the nineteenth century.
• Argues that visitors had a powerful role in setting a resort’s social tone.
• Written in an accessible style.