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Description - Workers at Play: A Social and Economic History of Leisure, 1918-1939 by Stephen G. Jones

First published in 1986. This book explores developments in the cinema, sport, holidays, gambling, drinking and many more recreational activities, and situates working-class leisure within the determining economic and social context. In particular, the inventiveness of working people 'at play' is highlighted.

Drawing on an extensive range of source material, the book has a wide general appeal, and will be useful to those professionally concerned with leisure, as well as teachers and students of social history, and all those interested in the patterns of working-class life in the past.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781138327009
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 302
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 13-May-2020
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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