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A manufactured wilderness :summer camps and the shaping of American youth, 1890-1960 /Abigail A. Van Slyck.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Van Slyck, Abigail Ayres.
Publication
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press
Publisher Series
Architecture, landscape, and American culture series
Contents
Introduction: Summer camps and the problem of modern childhood -- Putting campers in their place : camp landscapes and changing ideas of childhood -- Fun and games : the serious work of play -- Housing the healthy camper : tents, cabins, and attitudes toward health -- Feeding an army : mealtime rituals at camp -- Good and dirty? : girls, boys, and camp cleanliness -- Living like savages : tipis, council rings, and playing Indian -- Epilogue: Summer camps, modern architecture, and modern life.
Date
c2006.
Description
xxxvii, 296 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-280) and index.
Received May 8, 2007; LA2007.0062.
ISBN
081664876X (hc/j : alk. paper)
0816648778 (pb : alk. paper)
9780816648764 (hc/j : alk. paper)
9780816648771 (pb : alk. paper)
GUSN
244056
Call Number
Stacks GV193.V37 2006
Descriptive terms
Camps History.
Ferienlager.
Places
USA.
United States

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