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Hotel

An American History

Hotel( )
Author: Sandoval-Strausz, A. K.
ISBN:978-0-300-10616-9
Publication Date:Dec 2007
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $57.99
Book Description:

When George Washington embarked on his presidential tours of 1789-91, the rudimentary inns and taverns of the day suddenly seemed dismally inadequate. But within a decade, Americans had built the first hotels--large and elegant structures that boasted private bedchambers and grand public ballrooms. This book recounts the enthralling history of the hotel in America--a saga in which politicians and prostitutes, tourists and tramps,...
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Book Details
Pages:480
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Food, Lodging & Transportation / Hotels, Inns & Hostels
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):18.8 x 26.3 x 2.481 cm
Book Weight:1.13 Kilograms



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