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Cheap amusements : working women and leisure in turn-of-the-century New York

Author
Peiss, Kathy Lee.
Title
Cheap amusements : working women and leisure in turn-of-the-century New York / Kathy Peiss.
Format
Book
Published
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1986.
Description
xi, 244 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes index.
Bibliography: p. [189]-235.
Contents
  • The homosocial world of working-class amusements
  • Leisure and labor
  • Putting on style
  • Dance madness
  • The Coney Island Excursion
  • Cheap theater and the nickel dumps
  • Reforming working women's recreation.
Kinsey subjects
Social conditions--United States--New York (N.Y.)
Social customs--United States--New York (N.Y.)
Women history--New York (N.Y.)
Women and employment--New York (N.Y.)
ISBN
0877223890 :
9780877223894
0877225001 (pbk.)
9780877225003 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
160.49 P45 c4 1986
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute