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America"s leisure revolution

D. Q. Voigt

America"s leisure revolution

essays in the sociology of leisure and sports

by D. Q. Voigt

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Published by Albright College Sociology Dept .
Written in English


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Statementby D. Voigt.
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The print revolution affected books and magazines as well. The total number of books in print increased fourfold from to Magazines such as the Saturday Evening Post and Ladies' Home Journal reached a broader audience than any previous magazine. America was becoming more populous, more literate, and, as a result of the print. The United States in the s experienced marked economic growth – with an increase in manufacturing and home construction amongst a post–World War II economic Cold War and its associated conflicts helped create a politically conservative climate in the country, as the quasi-confrontation intensified throughout the entire decade.. Fear of communism caused public.

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The high-tech revolution also furthered the s’ cultural revolution, putting the anything-goes, all-stimulation-all-the-time media into the palms of Americans’ hands 24/7. The Second Industrial Revolution fueled the Gilded Age, a period of great extremes: great wealth and widespread poverty, great expansion and deep depression, new opportunities and greater standardization. Economic insecurity became a basic way of life as the depressions of the s and s put millions out of work or reduced pay.


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