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Title Leisure in Britain, 1780-1939 / John K. Walton, James Walvin, editors
Published Manchester [Greater Manchester] ; Dover, N.H. : Manchester University Press, [1983]
©1983

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Description 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents "The oddest combination of town and country" : popular culture and the London fairs, 1800-60 / Mark Judd -- The cinema and cinema-going in Birmingham in the 1930s / Jeffrey Richards -- The performing arts in Newcastle upon Tyne, 1840-70 / Kathleen Barker -- Oldham wakes / Robert Poole -- Popular musical culture and popular politics in the Yorkshire textile districts, 1880-1914 / Dave Russell -- Crewe, leisure in a railway town / Allan Redfern -- The corporation as impresario : the municipal provision of entertainment in Victorian and Edwardian Bournemouth / Richard Roberts -- Municipal government and the holiday industry in Blackpool, 1876-1914 / John K. Walton -- Victorian and Edwardian Ilfracombe / F.B. May -- Reading in the working-class home / David Vincent -- Children's pleasures / James Walvin
Analysis England Leisure & recreation Social aspects, 1780-1939
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Leisure -- England.
Popular culture -- England.
Popular culture -- Great Britain.
England -- Popular culture
Author Walton, John K.
Walvin, James.
LC no. 82062251
ISBN 071900912X