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A history of recreation; America learns to play.

Author: Foster Rhea Dulles
Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [1965]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dulles, Foster Rhea, 1900-1970.
History of recreation.
New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [1965]
(OCoLC)559286331
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Foster Rhea Dulles
OCLC Number: 419856
Notes: Previously published under title: America learns to play; a history of popular recreation.
Description: xvii, 446 pages illustrations, facsimiles 21 cm
Contents: "In detestation of idleness" --
Husking-bees and tavern sports --
The colonial aristocracy --
The frontier --
A changing society --
The theatre comes of age --
Mr. Barnum shows the way --
The beginning of spectator sports --
Mid-century --
Cow-towns and mining-camps --
The rise of sports --
The new order --
Metropolis --
World of fashion --
Main Street --
Farm and countryside --
The growth of the movies --
A nation on wheels --
On the air --
The great American band-wagon --
Sports for all --
The new leisure.
Other Titles: America learns to play

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