Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America

This two-volume Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America provides a comprehensive survey of activities such as quilting bees, stickball, and stock car racing from the Colonial era to the present.

The title examines how the pursuit of leisure has changed over time, reflecting shifting social, cultural, political and economic trends in the United States. Particular attention is paid to how leisure activities have varied by region, class, ethnicity, gender and age.


Available in print: GV53 .E53 2004