Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 February 2015

336 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190211578

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Century of the Leisured Masses

Entertainment and the Transformation of Twentieth-Century America

David George Surdam

  • Synthesizes the conclusions of many strands of research, including demography, economics, sociology, and history
  • Examines leisure in America more comprehensively than any comparable works
  • Explores historical developments of the twentieth century in the fascinating light of leisure time and activities