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The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Deborah Howard and Laura Moretti (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book investigates the use of secular space for music-making in Early Modern France and Italy. This era is remarkable for the growing importance of music in domestic life, ranging from elaborate ... More


Provincial towns: streets and squares, 1750–1830

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter gives an extended analysis of street recreations. It does this in two ways. It continues the chronological history of street recreations from earlier chapters and looks at the fortunes ... More


Village greens

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the practice of recreation in rural areas. It focuses on the spaces where the games were played. It examines the long-forgotten sport of camping, which illustrates both the ... More


The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Helena Chance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

From the 1880s, a new type of designed green space appeared in the industrial landscape in Britain and the USA, the factory pleasure garden and recreation park, and some companies opened allotment ... More


Recreation, Religion, and Female Culture

Bernard Capp

in When Gossips Meet: Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199255986
eISBN:
9780191719592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255986.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter addresses the question: what opportunities did ordinary women enjoy for recreation in early modern England, and what forms might it take? It considers the role of religion in women's ... More


Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Roger B. Manning

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This study of hunting and poaching, both of which played significant roles in England during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, explores symbolic and covert forms of protest, and adds to the ... More


Sport

Peter Borsay

in The English Urban Renaissance: Culture and Society in the Provincial Town 1660-1770

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202554
eISBN:
9780191675409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202554.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses a popular physical recreation: sports. Several sports became popular during the Renaissance. Bat and ball sports, animal sports, and horse-racing all gained popularity during ... More


England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Emma Griffin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This study looks at the relationship between popular recreations and the spaces in which they took place, and in doing so it provides a history of how England enjoyed itself during the long ... More


Introduction

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This introductory chapter discusses the histories of popular recreation in early modern England. It looks at the research previously conducted in this field, which shows that researchers were ... More


Popular recreations

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the various qualities of popular recreations, such as being events of intrinsic historical interest and occasional moments of release or reversal. It illustrates some of the ... More


Provincial towns: streets and squares, 1660–1750

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses two distinct forms of street recreation in the century that followed the Restoration. It begins with the almost forgotten tradition of bull-baiting in the early modern market ... More


Industrial towns and townships, 1750–1840

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses sports and pastimes that were enjoyed in two contrasting communities in the early nineteenth century: the west Midlands and the West Riding of Yorkshire. It demonstrates the ... More


Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

John Bryden, Ottar Brox, and Lesley Riddoch (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book, which has a Preface by Scotland’s leading historian, Sir Tom Devine, is a comparative study of the economic, social and political development of Norway and Scotland, mainly since about ... More


Recuperation and Recreation: The Pursuit of Health and Genteel Pleasures

Cindy S. Aron

in Working at Play: A History of Vacations in the United States

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142341
eISBN:
9780199849024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142341.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter charts the foundation of resorts in the United States, the development of the first American vacationing public, and the debate over leisure that emerged toward the middle decades of the ... More


“Summer hotels are everywhere …”: A Flood of Vacationers

Cindy S. Aron

in Working at Play: A History of Vacations in the United States

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142341
eISBN:
9780199849024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142341.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Beginning in the 1850s and only temporarily interrupted by the Civil War, the growth of vacationing in the United States proceeded rapidly in the three decades after 1870. Railroads played a critical ... More


“Unfashionable, but for once happy!”: Camping Vacations

Cindy S. Aron

in Working at Play: A History of Vacations in the United States

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142341
eISBN:
9780199849024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142341.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The last quarter of the 19th century witnessed the emergence of camping as an increasingly prevalent form of vacationing. As early as the 1850s, some members of the elite began tramping off into the ... More


Heading Out: A History of American Camping

Terence Young

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801454028
eISBN:
9781501712838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454028.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Who are the real campers? Through-hiking backpackers traversing the Appalachian Trail? The family in an SUV making a tour of national parks and sleeping in tents at campgrounds? People committed to ... More


Walking as Ideology

Anne D. Wallace

in Walking, Literature, and English Culture: The Origins and Uses of Peripatetic in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183280
eISBN:
9780191674006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183280.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses the changing interpretative meaning of excursive walking observed and practiced by the educated and the wealthy during the 19th century. In this chapter, the focus is centred ... More


Continuity in the Soldiers' Lives

J. G. Fuller

in Troop Morale and Popular Culture in the British and Dominion Armies 1914–1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201786
eISBN:
9780191675010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201786.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This chapter discusses the continuity of the leisure and recreational traditions of the British and Dominion armies even after the war. The development of recreation in the British army, including ... More


Conclusion

J. G. Fuller

in Troop Morale and Popular Culture in the British and Dominion Armies 1914–1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201786
eISBN:
9780191675010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201786.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on troop morale of the frontline soldiers of the British and Dominion armies during World War I. The evidence of the troop journals and other ... More


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