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Contents Acknowledgments ix Preface xi Introduction 1 1 Childhood and Play in Early America, 1600–1800 19 2 The Attempt to Domesticate Childhood and Play, 1800–1850 39 3 The Stuff of Childhood, 1850–1900 67 4 The Invasion of Children’s Play Culture, 1900–1950 98 5 The Golden Age of Unstructured Play, 1900–1950 126 6 The Commercialization and Co-optation of Children’s Play, 1950 to the Present 154 7 Children’s Play Goes Underground, 1950 to the Present 182 Conclusion 214 Notes 225 Index 263 About the Author 269 vii ...

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ISBN
9780814790052
Related ISBN
9780814716649
MARC Record
OCLC
181104517
Pages
288
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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