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224 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198866152

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The Emotional Economy of Holidaymaking

Health, Pleasure, and Class in Britain, 1870-1918

Yaara Benger-Alaluf

Emotions in History

  • The first book to explore the popularization of commercial leisure activity from the perspective of the history of emotions
  • Combines the history of emotions with the sociology of commodification and introduces the 'emotional economy' as a theoretical and analytical model for the study of the historical interrelation between emotions and the economy
  • Offers a historicized sociology of leisure consumption and of stress and burnout