Table of contents for Working at play : a history of vacations in the United States / Cindy S. Aron.

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Part One: Inventing Vacations

1. Recuperation and Recreation: The Pursuit of Health and Genteel Pleasures

2. "Summer hotels are everywhere": A Flood of Vacationers

3. "through the streets in bathing costumes": Resort Vacations, 1850-1900

4. "No late hours, no headache in the morning": Self-Improvement Vacations

5. "a jaunt... agreeable and instructive": The Vacationer as Tourist

6. "Unfashionable, but for once happy!": Camping Vacations

Part Two: Into the Twentieth Century

7. "Vacations do not appeal to them": Extending Vacations to the Working Class

8. Crossing Class and Racial Boundaries: Vacationing in the Early Twentieth Century

9. "It's worthwhile to get something from your holiday": Vacationing During the Depression




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
United States -- Social life and customs.
Vacations -- United States -- History.