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Aspects of leisure in two industrial cities

J. Hall

Aspects of leisure in two industrial cities

by J. Hall

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Published by SSRC Survey Unit .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J. Hall and N. Perry.
SeriesSSRC Survey Unitoccasional papers in survey research -- no.5
ContributionsPerry, N., Social Science Research Council. Survey Unit.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21090144M

The Industrial Revolution is one of the most significant events in all of world history and had a profound impact on the modern world. It began first in Britain in the s but soon expanded to the rest of Europe and North America. Historians have identified several reasons for why the Industrial Revolution began first in Britain, including: the effects of the Agricultural Revolution, large. culture on the economic development trajectories of European cities. It moves from the recognition that culture is a key ingredient of post-industrial, information-intensive economic activity. A culture-oriented economic development is one that integrates the symbolic and creative elements into.

The total volume of leisure activities indicates how successfully the city centre has adapted to the demand of a post-modern society. Among the city centres surveyed, Munich is at the top, Lübeck (and to a slightly lesser extent, Bremen) at the bottom. Shopping itself is also considered by many visitors to be a leisure activity. As a result. Leisure, freedom provided by the cessation of coerced activities, particularly time free from disagreeable work or duties. Leisure is universal. Under ordinary circumstances everyone experiences some of it, even if they may know it by another name. In some parts of the world it has no name, being.

  Professor Emma Griffin explains how industrialisation, and in particular the cotton industry, transformed Manchester into the United Kingdom’s third most populous city. At the start of the 18th century, Manchester was a small, market town with a population of fewer t By the end of the century, it had grown almost tenfold, to. The Industrial Revolution began in Britain and quickly spread throughout Europe and to America. Technology transformed the cities in the U.S. from being rural farmland to built-up urban areas consisting of both factories and large corporations.


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Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is time spent away from business, work, job hunting, domestic chores, and education, as well as necessary activities such as eating and sleeping.

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The book challenges many of the assumptions which have become established tenets of the history of leisure in the Industrial Revolution: that with industrialization there was a sharp distinction with pre-industrial leisure activities; that cultural forms diffused themselves only down the social scale (i.e.

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