The Problem of Leisure

The Problem of Leisure

by Henry Durant


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First published in 1938. This study examines various aspects of leisure in the early twentieth century. The author observes the differences in leisure between the various echelons of society, as well as the differences of leisure amongst children and adults. Durant also explores in depth several modes of leisure, including the cinema, sport, and gambling. This title will be of interest to students of history, sociology, and leisure studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780367133078
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/03/2020
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Leisure in the Machine Age 2. Leisure in Our Society 3. "The Machinery of Amusement" 4. Organizations for Leisure 5. The Outlook for Leisure; Bibliography; Index of Names; Index of Subjects

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