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On HolidayA History of Vacationing$
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Orvar Lofgren

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780520217676

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520217676.001.0001

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Resort Ruins

Resort Ruins

(p.240) Resort Ruins
On Holiday

Orvar Löfgren

University of California Press

This chapter examines the ruins of the resorts that were built during the 1920s and 1930s. It looks at the summer camps organized by Billy Butlin (Butlin's Holiday Camps), as well as the resorts meant for the wealthiest people in the world. It studies the idea of regimented resorts, where visitors could expect to follow a daily schedule of activities. This chapter also discusses piano bars and presents different camp experiences.

Keywords:   resort ruins, summer camps, Billy Butlin, regimented resorts, piano bars, camp experiences

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