Dr. John K. Walton

 

Chair

IKERBASQUE Research Professor in the Basque Foundation for Science, Department of Contemporary History, University of the Basque Country (UPV), Bilbao.

e-mail: J.K.Walton@leedsmet.ac.uk

 

Some Recent Publications

Walton, J. K. & Borsay, P., eds. (2011). Resorts and Ports: European Seaside Towns since 1700. Bristol: Channel View Publications.

Walton, J. K. & Hanley, K. (2010). Constructing Cultural Tourism: John Ruskin and the Tourist Gaze. Bristol: Channel View Publications.

Walton, J. (2007). Riding on Rainbows: Blackpool Pleasure Beach and its Place in British Popular Culture. St. Albans: Skelter Publishing.

 

Texts

Walton, J. (2009). "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. Puebla, México: Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, pp. 493-511.

Walton, J. (2009). "El Balneario Marítimo como Espacio Utópico: los casos de Portmeirion (Gales), Thorpeness (Inglaterra), Pedernales (España) y Piriápolis (Uruguay)". Pensando Turismo, 10/03/09.

Walton, J. (2008). "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 (Unpublished English version of the article "Whitby: une station balnéaire, du XVIIIe au XXe siecle" in Y. Perret-Gentil, A. Lottin & J.-P. Poussu, eds.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. Paris: Presses de l'Université Paris-Sorbonne).

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