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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Hamlin, David D., 1970-
Work and play.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2007
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
David D Hamlin
|Description:||x, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||"Underwear was not Christmas, but toy soldiers were" : the dynamics of toy demand --
Making the toys, making the industry : structuring production --
"Christmas bustle wherever the eye looks" : buying and selling toys --
Toys are good to think : education, play, and consumption --
"Keep in mind what those cheap prices mean" : consumer industries and the social question.
|Series Title:||Social history, popular culture, and politics in Germany.|
|Responsibility:||David D. Hamlin.|
"Exciting in the scope of its analytic purview, Work and Play explores not only the traditional business history of the toy industry in the Second Empire but also the cultural history of toys as well