John K. Walton

Dr. John K. Walton

IKERBASQUE Research Professor, Basque Foundation for Science, Department of Contemporary History, Universidad del País Vasco.


Some recent publications

Resorts and Ports: European Seaside Towns since 1700. Channel View Publications.

Constructing Cultural Tourism: John Ruskin and the Tourist GazeChannel View Publications.

Riding on Rainbows: Blackpool Pleasure Beach and its Place in British Popular Culture. Skelter Publishing.

Texts to download

“Balnearios marítimos, turismo de playa y espacios del ocio: España y México, siglos XIX y XX”, in Contreras Cruz, C.; Pardo Hernández C. P., eds. La modernización urbana en México y España, siglos XIX y XX. Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, pp. 493-511.

“Whitby: a Seaside Resort from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century”. (Unpublished English version of the article “Whitby: une station balnéaire, du XVIIIe au XXe siecle” in Y. Perret-Gentil, A. Lottin & J.-P. Poussu, eds. les villes balnéaires d’Europe occidentale du XVIIIe siecle a nos jours. Presses de l’Université Paris-Sorbonne).

“Recovering the Popular Past: The Beamish Open-Air Museum in its British Context”. (Conference pronounced the 28th day of September 2007).