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Leisure and class in Victorian England : rational recreation and the contest for control, 1830-1885

Author: Peter Bailey
Publisher: London : Routledge & K. Paul ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1978.
Series: Studies in social history (Routledge & Kegan Paul)
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bailey, Peter, 1937-
Leisure and class in Victorian England.
London : Routledge & K. Paul ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1978
(OCoLC)654255450
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Bailey
ISBN: 0802022588 9780802022585 9780415611381 0415611385 0710088493 9780710088499
OCLC Number: 4352750
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis, University of British Columbia, 1974.
Description: x, 260 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Popular recreation in the early Victorian town --
Rational recreation: voices of improvement --
The new leisure world of the mid-Victorians: the expansion of middle-class recreation, its practice and problems --
Dispensing recreation to the masses in the new leisure world --
Rational recreation in operation: the Working Men's Club movement --
Rational recreation and the new athleticism --
Rational recreation and the entertainment industry: the case of the Victorian music halls --
Conclusions.
Series Title: Studies in social history (Routledge & Kegan Paul)
Responsibility: Peter Bailey.
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