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Leisure and pleasure in London society, 1760-1820: an agent-centred approach

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The historiography of leisure has focused on class conflict, commercialization, and the arts. In the latter two areas historians have attempted to make statements about consumers, but as historians of consumption have demonstrated, examining the consumer from the perspective of producers is insufficient. This thesis demonstrates what the developing methodologies used to examine practice and consumption reveal about leisure and recreation. Exploration of forty-five diaries kept in London be...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Keble College
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2010-10-07

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