The Geography of Recreation and Leisure

1st Edition

Isobel Cosgrove, Richard Jackson

Routledge
Published November 28, 2017
Reference - 160 Pages
ISBN 9781138963283 - CAT# Y207504
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

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Summary

Originally published in 1972, this book discusses changing attitudes to work and leisure and patterns of leisure activity, asking if recreation, as an economic activity, a distinctive spatial expression. It examines characteristics of spa towns and coastal resorts in the nineteenth century as well as provision of leisure amenities in urban and rural areas of contemporary Britain and the changing levels of demand for and supply of recreation in North America.

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