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Languages of Leisure in the Home, the Coffeehouse, and the Cinema

Liora R. Halperin

in Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300197488
eISBN:
9780300210200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197488.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter addresses the mix of censure and license that users of other languages in Palestine had to confront around their practices in cafes, the cinema, and the home. These three sites of ... More


Urban Green: Nature, Recreation, and the Working Class in Industrial Chicago

Colin Fisher

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619958
eISBN:
9781469619972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619958.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In early twentieth-century America, affluent city-dwellers made a habit of venturing out of doors and vacationing in resorts and national parks. Yet the rich and the privileged were not the only ones ... More


Recreations and Dissipations

Peter C. Baldwin

in In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226036021
eISBN:
9780226036038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036038.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the nighttime recreation of urban workers in American cities during the 1800s. It suggests that the way men and women chose to spend their leisure time reveal whether they ... More


Self-Making Men

Michael Zakim

in Accounting for Capitalism: The World the Clerk Made

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226977973
eISBN:
9780226545899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545899.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

If growing and making things no longer served as the foundation of a stable social order, what was the proper object of man’s prodigious powers of production? The response to this industrial-age ... More


Happiness Policies

Bruno S. Frey

in Happiness: A Revolution in Economics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062770
eISBN:
9780262273213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062770.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter considers the advice offered in the literature based on happiness research in economic policy, from changing preferences to increasing leisure time and raising inflation to reduce ... More


Professionalizing A Thriftier Homemaker

Rebekah E. Pite

in Creating a Common Table in Twentieth-Century Argentina: Dona Petrona, Women, and Food

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469606897
eISBN:
9781469608044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469606897.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter starts with a recipe for Supremas de Pollo Maryland (Maryland-Style Chicken). Petrona Carrizo de Gandulfo included this recipe in both her book and on her television series in the 1950s. ... More


Civilizing Instruments

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

One of Bach’s librettists observed in 1725: “anything one can see, hear, smell, taste, feel, sense or in any other way experience or imagine has to be described as galant, totally galant, and ... More


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