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

Author: Peter Bailey
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Studies in social history (Routledge (Firm)), 13.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Bailey
ISBN: 0415412951 9780415412957
OCLC Number: 173510140
Notes: First published in 1978.
Revision of: Thesis--University of British Columbia, 1974.
Description: xii, 260 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction 1. Popular recreation in the early Victorian town 2. Rational recreation: voices of improvement 3. The new leisure world of the mid-victorians: the expansion of middle-class recreation, its practic and problems 4. Dispensing recreation to the masses in the new leisure world 5. Rational recreation in operation: the Working Men's Club movement 6. Rational recreation and the new athleticism 7. Rational recreation and the entertainment industry: the case of the Victorian music halls Conclusions
Series Title: Studies in social history (Routledge (Firm)), 13.
Responsibility: P. Bailey.
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