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Hard at play : leisure in America, 1840-1940 / edited by Kathryn Grover.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Grover, Kathryn, 1953-
Symposium "American Play, 1820-1900" (1987 : Strong Museum)
Publication
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press ;
Rochester, N.Y. : Strong Museum
Contents
Introduction : are we having fun yet? / Katherine C. Grier -- Recreation in a Christian America : Ocean Grove and Asbury Park, New Jersey, 1869-1914 / Glenn Uminowicz -- "The Germans take care of our celebrations" : middle-class Americans appropriate German ethnic culture in Buffalo in the 1850s / David A. Gerber -- Roller-skating toward industrialism / Dwight W. Hoover -- American angling : the rise of urbanism and the romance of the rod and reel / Colleen J. Sheehy -- "Another branch of manly sport" : American rifle games, 1840-1900 / Russell S. Gilmore -- A room with a view : the parlor stereoscope, comic stereographs, and the psychic role of play in Victorian America / Shirley Wajda.
Ladies of leisure : domestic photography in the nineteenth century / Madelyn Moeller -- Children's play in American autobiographies, 1820-1914 / Bernard Mergen -- Fox and geese in the school yard : play and America's country schools, 1870-1940 / Andrew Gulliford -- The natural limits of unstructured play, 1880-1914 / Donald J. Mrozek.
Date
c1992.
Description
vi, 262 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes
"This collection of essays originated from the Symposium "American Play, 1820-1900" which took place at the Strong Museum on November 6 and 7, 1987"--Introduction.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-250) and index.
Rodris Roth Library.
ISBN
0870237926 (alk. paper)
0870237934 (pbk. : alk. paper)
GUSN
152834
Call Number
Roth GV53.H28 1992
Stacks GV53.H28 1992
Descriptive terms
Leisure History
Leisure Social aspects History
Recreaciâon Aspectos sociales Historia Congresos
Recreation History
Recreation Social aspects History
Material Type
Congresses.
Places
EE.UU.
United States

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