- Title Pages
- 1 Recuperation and Recreation: The Pursuit of Health and Genteel Pleasures
- 2 “Summer hotels are everywhere …”: A Flood of Vacationers
- 3 “through the streets in bathing costumes”: Resort Vacations, 1850–1900
- 4 “No late hours, no headache in the morning …”: Self-Improvement Vacations
- 5 “A jaunt … agreeable and instructive”: The Vacationer as Tourist
- 6 “Unfashionable, but for once happy!”: Camping Vacations
- Part Two Into the Twentieth Century
- 7 “Vacations do not appeal to them …”: Extending Vacations to the Working Class
- 8 Crossing Class and Racial Boundaries: Vacationing in the Early Twentieth Century
- 9 “It's worthwhile to get something from your holiday”: Vacationing During the Depression
- Working at Play
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