Leisure and Class in Victorian England: Rational Recreation and the Contest for Control, 1830-1885

Leisure and Class in Victorian England: Rational Recreation and the Contest for Control, 1830-1885

By: Peter Bailey (author)Hardback

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First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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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

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/10/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780415412957
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780415412957
  • weight: 498
  • ISBN10: 0415412951

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