The Resource Children's nature : the rise of the American summer camp, Leslie Paris

Children's nature : the rise of the American summer camp, Leslie Paris

Label
Children's nature : the rise of the American summer camp
Title
Children's nature
Title remainder
the rise of the American summer camp
Statement of responsibility
Leslie Paris
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paris, Leslie
Dewey number
796.54/20973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV192.8
LC item number
.P37 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
American history and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Camps
  • Children
Label
Children's nature : the rise of the American summer camp, Leslie Paris
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-346) and index
Contents
A warm history of modern childhood -- At work and at play : the making of camp "family" -- Small islands : the first summer camps -- "A home though away from home" : how parents, camp owners, and children forged camp networks -- Rituals of the season : the organization of camp community -- Between generations : tensions in the camp "family" -- Modernity and tradition in children's socialization -- Is it progress? modernity and authenticity in camp life -- Tans, tepees, and minstrel shows : race, primitivism, and camp community -- The pioneer ideal : camp history, American history, children's history -- Conclusion : "I had to go on in life" : from camp to childhood nostalgia
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 364 p.
Isbn
9780814767078
Lccn
2007028474
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 2946989-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2946989
  • (Sirsi) i9780814767078
  • (OCoLC)156784942
Label
Children's nature : the rise of the American summer camp, Leslie Paris
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-346) and index
Contents
A warm history of modern childhood -- At work and at play : the making of camp "family" -- Small islands : the first summer camps -- "A home though away from home" : how parents, camp owners, and children forged camp networks -- Rituals of the season : the organization of camp community -- Between generations : tensions in the camp "family" -- Modernity and tradition in children's socialization -- Is it progress? modernity and authenticity in camp life -- Tans, tepees, and minstrel shows : race, primitivism, and camp community -- The pioneer ideal : camp history, American history, children's history -- Conclusion : "I had to go on in life" : from camp to childhood nostalgia
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 364 p.
Isbn
9780814767078
Lccn
2007028474
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 2946989-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2946989
  • (Sirsi) i9780814767078
  • (OCoLC)156784942

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