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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


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


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


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