Workers and Leisure

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Compiled by Rob Vaughan, American Studies Department, University of Hawaii.


Barth, Gunther. City People: The Rise of Modern City Culture in Nineteenth-Century America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980.

Chauncey, George. Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of  the Gay Male World, 1890-1940. New York: Basic Books, 1994.

Chudacoff, Howard P. The Age of the Bachelor: Creating an American Subculture. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999.

Enstad, Nan. Ladies of Labor, Girls of Adventure: Working Women, Popular  Culture, and Labor Politics at the Turn of the Twentieth Century. New  York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

Gilfoyle, Timothy J. City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790-1920. New York: W.W. Norton, 1992.

Kasson, John F. Amusing the Million: Coney Island at the Turn of the Century. New York: Hill and Wang, 1978.

Kuklick, Bruce. To Every Thing a Season: Shibe Park and Urban Philadelphia, 1909-1976. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991.

Leach, William. Land of Desire: Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New  American Culture. New York: Pantheon, 1993.

Levine, Lawrence W. Highbrow/Lowbrow: The Emergence of Cultural Hierarchy in America. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988.

Peiss, Kathy. Cheap Amusements: Working Women and Leisure in New York City, 1880 to 1920. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1986.

Powers, Madelon. Faces along the Bar: Lore and Order in the Workingman's Saloon, 1870-1920. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Rabinovitz, Lauren. For the Love of Pleasure: Women, Movies, and Culture  in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago. Rutgers University Press, 1999.

Rosenzweig, Roy. Eight Hours for What We Will: Workers & Leisure in an Industrial City, 1870-1920. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983.

Ross, Steven J. Working-Class Hollywood: Silent Film and the Shaping  of Class in America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999.

Rydell, Robert W. All the World's a Fair Visions of Empire at American  International Expositions, 1876-1916. Chicago: University of Chicago  Press, 1984.

Sante, Luc. Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York. New York: Vintage, 1991.

Shale, Rick and Charles J. Jacques, Jr. Idora Park: The Last Ride of Summer. Jefferson: Amusement Park Journal, 1999.

White, G. Edward. Creating the National Pastime: Baseball Transforms Itself, 1903-1953. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.  

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