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Title: Considering and interpreting leisure: pastimes, entertainments, hobbies and addictions in the Barcelona of 1900
Author: Mayos Solsona, Gonçal
Sala, Teresa-M. (Teresa Montserrat)
Creixell, Rosa
Capellà Simó, Pere
Rodríguez Samaniego, Cristina, 1979-
Salvatierra Capdevila, Carmina
Carbonell i Guberna, Jaume, 1963-
Bru i Turull, Ricard
Fabregat, Isabel
García Felguera, María de los Santos
F. Rius, Núria
Gras Valero, Irene
Freixa, Mireia, 1948-
Leniz, Mar
Galmés Martí, Antoni
Contributor: Grup de Recerca en Història de l'Art i del Disseny Contemporanis
Keywords: Lleure
Usos i costums
Barcelona (Catalunya)
Llibres electrònics
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona
Series/Report no: Singularitats
Abstract: In the throes of modernization, the Barcelona of 1900 was buzzing with energy and an unprecedented culture of leisure emerged. The city’s residents made full use of their free time, forging relationships with one another through a highly varied range of initiatives and activities, taking advantage of existing opportunities and creating new ones. In addition to the traditional celebration of civic festivals, popular meals and various types of processions, innovative new forms of cultural consumption sprang up to satisfy all tastes and budgets. Numerous cinemas opened, the first amusement parks threw open their gates and new theatres raised their curtains. Thanks to these developments, the vicinity around the avenue Paral·lel became the epicentre of Barcelona nightlife. This book offers a panoply of images of the diversions, entertainments and hobbies of that fascinating era of contrasts, the turn-of-the-century Barcelona of Modernisme.
Note: Coordinació: Teresa-M. Sala
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ISBN: 978-84-475-3654-2
Appears in Collections:eBooks de lliure accés (Publicacions i Edicions UB)
Col·lecció Singularitats (Publicacions i Edicions UB)

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