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Author Frost, Joe L

Title A history of children's play and play environments : toward a contemporary child-saving movement / Joe L. Frost

Publ Info New York : Routledge, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  LB1139.35.P55 F765 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  LB1139.35 P55 F765 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-281) and index
Contents Early historical views on children's play -- Play and play environments in early America -- The early child-saving movement: shame of the cities -- The evolution of the play and playground movement -- Play and the child study movement: nursery schools, kindergartens, and the developmental approach to play -- Play during hard times: the Great Depression -- Natural, built, and adventure play environments: back to nature -- The value of play and the consequences of play deprivation -- Toward a contemporary child-saving movement
LC subject Play
Early childhood education
Child development -- United States
ISBN 9780415806190 (hbk : alk. paper)
0415806194 (hbk : alk. paper)
9780415806206 (pbk : alk. paper)
0415806208 (pbk : alk. paper)