The Nurture of Nature

The Nurture of Nature

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Thousands of children attended summer camps in twentieth-century Ontario. Did parents simply want a break, or were broader developments at play? The Nurture of Nature explores how competing cultural tendencies ii½ antimodern nostalgia and modern sensibilities about the landscape, child rearing, and identity ii½ shaped the development of summer camps and, consequently, modern social life in North America. A valuable resource for those interested in the connections between the history of childhood, the natural environment, and recreation, The Nature of Nurture will also appeal to anyone who has been packed off to camp and wants to explore why.Childhood, Antimodernism, and Ontario Summer Camps, 1920-55 Sharon Wall. 8o 81 82 83 84 8s 86 87 ... 1950; UCA/VUA, Canadian Girls in Training Collection, 85.095C, box 14, file 1, CGIT Camp Manual, 1950, 44-45. TUA, Ontario Campanbsp;...

Title:The Nurture of Nature
Author:Sharon Wall
Publisher:UBC Press - 2010-01-01


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