Worktowners at Blackpool by Gary Cross
Mass-Observation and Popular Leisure in the 1930s

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Gary Cross publishes the findings of this largely forgotten study by the Mass-Observers who followed the annual pilgrimage of labourers to Blackpool, hoping to discover what attracted workers to this centre of Victorian culture.
 

About Gary Cross

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Gary Cross, professor of history at Penn State, is author of numerous articles and eight books, including "Kid's Stuff: Toys and the Changing Worlds of American Childhood, Time and Money: The Making of Consumer Culture, A Quest for Time: The Reduction of Work in Britain and France, " and "Technology and American Society.
 
Published July 12, 2005 by Routledge. 252 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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