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Title Worktowners at Blackpool : Mass-Observation and popular leisure in the 1930s / edited by Gary Cross ; afterword by John K. Walton.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1990.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  917.53 WORK    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 245 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The Mass-Observers (an English research collective formed in 1937), chronicled the behavior of crowds in the steets and pubs, the meaning of sidewalk freakshows and dance hall music, and sexual interactions and social aspirations of these Depression era workers. "Worktowners at Blackpool" is a valuable document of social history, and a unique study of the anthropology of industrial life.
Other author Cross, Gary S.
Subject Mass-Observation (Firm)
Leisure -- England -- Blackpool -- History -- 20th century.
Working class -- England -- Blackpool -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 041504071X