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A History of Leisure: The British Experience since 1500

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Peter Borsay places leisure in its historical context, enriching understanding and challenging received views of contemporary recreational practices. His approach is analytical and critical, with an emphasis on the long perspective, on key concepts rather than simple chronology, and on the British Isles as a fluid and dynamic amalgam of local and national cultures and poli ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published March 17th 2006 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published February 28th 2006)
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