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The Resource American fun : four centuries of joyous revolt, John Beckman

American fun : four centuries of joyous revolt, John Beckman

Label
American fun : four centuries of joyous revolt
Title
American fun
Title remainder
four centuries of joyous revolt
Statement of responsibility
John Beckman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Analyzes the American traditions of cutting loose and engaging in mischief to take breaks from work and sobriety, describing the activities of earlier centuries while sharing stories about the entertainments of the modern world
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beckman, John
Dewey number
306.0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E161
LC item number
.B43 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amusements
  • Popular culture
  • United States
Label
American fun : four centuries of joyous revolt, John Beckman
Link
9780307908179.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The forefather of American fun -- 2. Jack Tar, unbound -- 3. Technologies of fun -- 4. A California education -- 5. Selling it back to the people -- 6. Barnumizing America -- 7. Merry Mount goes mainstream -- 8. "Joyous revolt": The "New Negro" and the "New woman" -- 9. Zoot Suit riots -- 10. A California education, redux -- 11. Revolution for the hell of it -- 12. Mustangers have more fun -- 13. Doing it yourself, getting the joke
Control code
ocn842880695
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxv, 402 pages
Isbn
9780307908179
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013021015
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307908179
  • (OCoLC)842880695
Label
American fun : four centuries of joyous revolt, John Beckman
Link
9780307908179.jpg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The forefather of American fun -- 2. Jack Tar, unbound -- 3. Technologies of fun -- 4. A California education -- 5. Selling it back to the people -- 6. Barnumizing America -- 7. Merry Mount goes mainstream -- 8. "Joyous revolt": The "New Negro" and the "New woman" -- 9. Zoot Suit riots -- 10. A California education, redux -- 11. Revolution for the hell of it -- 12. Mustangers have more fun -- 13. Doing it yourself, getting the joke
Control code
ocn842880695
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxv, 402 pages
Isbn
9780307908179
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013021015
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307908179
  • (OCoLC)842880695

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