Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
On HolidayA History of Vacationing$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Orvar Lofgren

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780520217676

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520217676.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 18 September 2021

Resort Ruins

Resort Ruins

Chapter:
(p.240) Resort Ruins
Source:
On Holiday
Author(s):

Orvar Löfgren

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520217676.003.0008

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

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.