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191 pages
9 x 6 inches
The Lutterworth Press
Paperback (May 2021)
ISBN-13 9780718895761
ISBN-10 0718895762
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ISBN-10 0718848373
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Nineteenth-Century Studies
Political Science
Zenon Vantini
From Grand Tour to Package Holiday
by Pamela Sambrook
In this remarkable study, Pamela Sambrook rescues from obscurity the contribution of a former member of Napoleon's Imperial Guard to the development of specialist hotels and catering in the formative years show more
   about the author

Pamela Sambrook is well known within the field of country-house research for her work on restoring domestic offices and rescuing something of the lives of servants. She has now retired from consultancy show more
   table of contents

"Chapter 1. Introducing Zenon Vantini, 1797-1870
Part 1: 1825-c.1847. England
Chapter 2. Extravagant Housekeeping
Chapter 3. Changing from Road to Rail
Chapter 4. Birth of Railway Hotels - Euston and Fleetwood

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Zenon Vantini grasped the opportunities presented by political and economic developments in nineteenth-century Europe in a truly exemplary fashion. On his native Elba, he encountered the exiled Napoleon, show more
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