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Chudacoff, Howard P
Children at play : an American history / Howard P. Chudacoff
New York : New York University Press, 2008, c2007
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ792.U5 C46 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Children -- United States -- History
Play -- United States -- History
Children -- United States -- Social life and customs
Physical Description xvi, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-261) and index
Contents Introduction -- Childhood and play in early America, 1600-1800 -- The attempt to domesticate childhood and play, 1800-1850 -- The stuff of childhood, 1850-1900 -- The invasion of children's play culture, 1900-1950 -- The golden age of unstructured play, 1900-1950 -- The commercialization and co-optation of children's play, 1950 to the present -- Children's play goes underground, 1950 to the present -- Conclusion

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