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Author Gelber, Steven M.

Title Hobbies : leisure and the culture of work in America / Steven M. Gelber.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, ©1999.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.4812 G314H    Check Shelf
Description xi, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Context and Theory -- Hobbies as a Category -- Occupations for Free Time -- Collecting -- The Collectible Object -- Collectors -- Constructing a Collector's Market -- Deconstructing a Collector's Market -- Handicrafts -- Crafts, Tools, and Gender in the Nineteenth Century -- Expanding the Boundaries of Crafts -- Home Crafts in Hard Times -- Kits: Assembly as Craft -- Do-It-Yourself: Expected Leisure.
Subject Hobbies -- Social aspects -- United States.
Leisure -- Social aspects -- United States.
Hobbies -- History.
Industries -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Social change -- United States.
Hobbies. (OCoLC)fst00958515
Hobbies -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00958523
Industries -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00971967
Leisure -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00996044
Social change. (OCoLC)fst01122310
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Hobby (DE-588)4025175-5
Soziologie (DE-588)4077624-4
United States (DE-588)4078704-7
Violons d'Ingres -- Aspect social.
Loisirs -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Collectionneurs et collections -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
United States.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0231113927 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
9780231113922 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
0231113935 (pbk.)
9780231113939 (pbk.)
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