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Working at play : a history of vacations in the United States

Author: Cindy Sondik Aron
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the history of how Americans have vacationed. This book shows that in the early 19th century vacations were taken for health more than for fun. But starting in the 1850s the growth of a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cindy Sondik Aron
ISBN: 0195055845 9780195055849 0195142349 9780195142341
OCLC Number: 248627588
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: xi, 324 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroductionPart One: Inventing Vacations1: Recuperation and Recreation: The Pursuit of Health and Genteel Pleasures2: "Summer hotels are everywhere": A Flood of4: "No late hours, no headache in the morning": Self-Improvement Vacations5: "a jaunt... agreeable and instructive": The Vacationer as Tourist6: "Unfashionable, but for once happy!": Camping VacationsPart Two: Into the Twentieth Century7: "Vacations do not appeal to them": Extending Vacations to the Working Class8: Crossing Class and Racial Boundaries: Vacationing in the Early Twentieth Century9: "It's worthwhile to get something from your holiday": Vacationing During the DepressionEpilogueNotesIndex
Responsibility: Cindy S. Aron.

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