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ICON : Volume 19 (2013)

Table of Contents
ICON : Volume 19 (2013)

Title page, Contents, The Contributors


Hans-Joachim Braun, Stefan Poser
Playing with Technology: Sports and Leisure. Introduction


Joseph Wachelder
Toys, Christmas Gifts and Consumption Culture in London’s Morning Chronicle, 1800–1827


Rachel Maines
‘Stinks and Bangs’: Amateur Science and Gender in Twentieth-Century Living Spaces


Dick van Lente
Huizinga’s Children: Play and Technology in Twentieth Century Dutch Cultural Criticism (From the 1930s to the 1960s)


Carroll Pursell
Fun Factories: Inventing American Amusement Parks


Arwen P. Mohun
Amusement Parks for the World: The Export of American Technology and Know-How, 1900–1939


Simone Müller-Pohl
Chess by Cable: On the Interrelation of Technology and Sports in the Making of the Modern World


James C. Williams
A Sailing as Play


Jeremy R. Kinney
Racing on Runways: The Strategic Air Command and Sports Car Racing in the 1950s


Hans-Joachim Braun
Introducing Soccer Tactics as Science? On ‘Scotch Professors’, a Ukrainian Soccer Buddha, and a Catalonian Who Tries to Learn German


Stefan Poser
Playful Celebrations of Technology: Technology at Amusement Parks, in Children’s Playrooms and in Sports


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