The Frontier of Leisure

Southern California and the Shaping of Modern America
Author(s): 
Culver, Lawrence
ISBN: 
9780199891924
Date published: 
May 2012
Paperback
Price: 
£13.99

The Frontier of Leisure examines the centrality of leisure to the history of Southern California, and how the region's tourist resorts and residential recreation influenced the nation, from ranch houses and the landscape of postwar suburbia to relations of labor and race, and the place of nature in everyday life.