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The Resource Puritans at play : leisure and recreation in colonial New England, Bruce C. Daniels

Puritans at play : leisure and recreation in colonial New England, Bruce C. Daniels

Label
Puritans at play : leisure and recreation in colonial New England
Title
Puritans at play
Title remainder
leisure and recreation in colonial New England
Statement of responsibility
Bruce C. Daniels
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
790.1/9/08825
Index
index present
LC call number
GV54.A11
LC item number
D35 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Puritans at play : leisure and recreation in colonial New England, Bruce C. Daniels
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-264) and index
Contents
Introduction: Puritanism, play, and American culture -- SECTION ONE: DID PURITANS LIKE FUN? : Sober mirth and pleasant poisons: historians, Puritan ambivalence, and the concept of pleasure in early New England -- SECTION TWO: INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL ENTERTAINMENT: Quiet times: reading for pleasure and profit -- Music and theater struggle for legitimacy -- SECTION THREE: GATHERING TOGETHER: Congregational socializing: gathering together at the meetinghouse -- Civic socializing: parties for the common good -- SECTION FOUR: MEN AND WOMEN FROLIC TOGETHER: Frolics for fun: dances, weddings, and dinner parties -- The progress of romance: sex and courtship -- Drinking and socializing: alcohol, taverns, and alehouse culture -- SECTION FIVE; SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES AND BARRIERS: Men frolic by themselves: sport and games in a male culture -- The fragmentation of social experience: age, gender, location, and social class -- SECTION SIX; PURITANS, REVOLUTIONARIES, AND AMERICANS: The Puritan legacy: the national inheritance
Control code
ocm31377025
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 271 p.
Isbn
9780312125004
Lccn
94037341
Label
Puritans at play : leisure and recreation in colonial New England, Bruce C. Daniels
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-264) and index
Contents
Introduction: Puritanism, play, and American culture -- SECTION ONE: DID PURITANS LIKE FUN? : Sober mirth and pleasant poisons: historians, Puritan ambivalence, and the concept of pleasure in early New England -- SECTION TWO: INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL ENTERTAINMENT: Quiet times: reading for pleasure and profit -- Music and theater struggle for legitimacy -- SECTION THREE: GATHERING TOGETHER: Congregational socializing: gathering together at the meetinghouse -- Civic socializing: parties for the common good -- SECTION FOUR: MEN AND WOMEN FROLIC TOGETHER: Frolics for fun: dances, weddings, and dinner parties -- The progress of romance: sex and courtship -- Drinking and socializing: alcohol, taverns, and alehouse culture -- SECTION FIVE; SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES AND BARRIERS: Men frolic by themselves: sport and games in a male culture -- The fragmentation of social experience: age, gender, location, and social class -- SECTION SIX; PURITANS, REVOLUTIONARIES, AND AMERICANS: The Puritan legacy: the national inheritance
Control code
ocm31377025
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 271 p.
Isbn
9780312125004
Lccn
94037341

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