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A Manufactured Wilderness

Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960 (Architecture, Landscape and Amer Culture)

by Abigail A. Van Slyck

  • 376 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Univ Of Minnesota Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Camping & woodcraft,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Popular culture,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Sociology,
  • History - U.S,
  • Social Science,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • Social History,
  • United States - 19th Century/Turn of the Century,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Social Science / General,
  • History,
  • General,
  • Camps

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8070955M
    ISBN 10081664876X
    ISBN 109780816648764


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