Table of contents for The kid of Coney Island : Fred Thompson and the rise of American amusements / Woody Register.


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ONE   Uncle Sam's a Boy at Play  3
TWO The Moon for a Plaything 23
Fred Thompson's Apprenticeship in Play, 1873-1901
THREE   Life Is Only a Merry-Go-Round  85
Luna Park, 1903-13
FOUR NewYork's Gigantic Toy 145
The Hippodrome, 1902-6
FIVE Millionaires and Monsters 193
Melodramas of Consumption, 1906-12
six We're Playing Games 249
The Toylands of Peter Pan Culture, 1912-30
SEVEN   A Kindergarten Preacher in Toys  299
NOTES 323
INDEX  389








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Thompson, Fred, 1873-1919, Amusement park owners New York (State) New York Biography