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Leisure in Britain

Chris Gratton

Leisure in Britain

by Chris Gratton

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Published by Leisure Publications (Letchworth) in Hitchin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leisure -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChris Gratton, Peter Taylor.
    ContributionsTaylor, Peter, 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination103p. :
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18537110M
    ISBN 101870416007
    OCLC/WorldCa19777331

    On the other, Snape analyzes how leisure was discussed and interpreted, and became an arena for commenting on maturing industrial and urban Britain. Throughout the book, therefore, there are numerous short sections, some based on local case studies, about the Author: Paul Ward. A multitude of curious questions are answered in Britain by the Book, a fascinating travelogue with a literary theme, taking in unusual writers' haunts and the surprising places that inspired some of our favourite fictional locations. We'll learn why Thomas Hardy was buried twice, how a librarian in Manchester invented the thesaurus as a means.

    Jul 19,  · Leisure, citizenship and working-class men in Britain, – Author: Brad Beaven. This book analyses the development of male leisure against the changing notions of citizenship which underpinned perceptions of British society during the period It opens with an examination of the 'leisure' problem of the middle decades of Cited by: But as the popularity and its commercial potential became apparent, grounds and stadiums developed at a rapid rate, whereby nearly every town, city or village in Britain boasted a purposely constructed football ground or stadium. The Development of Leisure in Britain, ; Technology and Leisure in Britain after Bibliography. An introduction into the rich variety of work and leisure activities which occupied the people in Roman Britain, Gaul and beyond, through archaeological and historical evidence. Please use the 'Book' or 'Apply' button on this page. Alternatively.

    Feb 20,  · A comprehensive and critical review of 15 years or more of scholarly production in the social history of leisure in Britain, c. to the present, under three headings: the broad chronology or developmental schema suggested by historians, their various and disputed interpretations of the major forces and relationships in modern leisure formation, and an overall assessment of the field and Cited by: Jun 01,  · Sport, Leisure and Culture in Twentieth-Century Britain fulfils a useful role in tackling a presumed undergraduate deficit in cultural capital. Jeffrey Hill pulls off a difficult task, prompting debate among his peers in a number of key areas, while at the same time convincing his student audience that the story of a nation at play can be both. Read this book on Questia. English Life and Leisure: A Social Study by B. Seebohm Rowntree, G. R. Lavers, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of English Life and Leisure: A Social Study ().


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedPdf 12,  · Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain By Judith Flanders Harper Press £20, pp In the 17th century it was not unusual for a .Jan 18, download pdf Although much of ancient Roman life revolved around negotium (work and business), there was also time available for otium (leisure).

Ranging from swimming to playing board games to attending theatre performances, athletics and forms of entertainment enjoyed by Romans in ancient times were not much different from those that exist today. One of the most popular recreational areas in Author: Steven Fife.May 01,  · I am grateful to James Thompson for his thoughtful ebook encouraging review ebook my book, Leisure, Citizenship and Working-Class Men in Britain, –Thompson captures the spirit and purpose of the book and I thank him for his assessment that the book makes a ‘significant and timely contribution to our understanding of popular leisure’.