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A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 18901960 (Architecture, Landscape and Amer Culture)
A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 18901960 (Architecture, Landscape and Amer Culture) Abigail A. Van Slyck 0816648778 9780816648771 Since they were first established in the 1880s, childrens summer camps have t
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A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 18901960 (Architecture, Landscape and Amer Culture) by Abigail A. Van Slyck

Since they were first established in the 1880s, childrens summer camps have touched the lives of millions of people. Although the camping experience has a special place in the popular imagination, few scholars have given serious thought to this peculiarly American phenomenon. Why were summer camps created? What concerns and ideals motivated their founders? Whom did they serve? How did they change over time? What factors influenced their design

Author: Abigail A. Van Slyck

Language: English

Edition: Reprint

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press

Publication Date: 2010-04-22

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Abigail A. Van Slyck (Edition: Reprint) Paperback