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  • Design for Outdoor Recreationby Simon Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 100.00

    Design for Outdoor Recreation takes a detailed look at all aspects of design of facilities needed by visitors to outdoor recreation destinations. The book is a comprehensive manual for planners, designers and managers of recreation taking them through the processes of design and enabling them to find the most appropriate balance between visitor needs... more...

  • Evolutionary Playworkby Bob Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Play is a crucial component in the development of all children. In this fully updated and revised edition of his classic playwork text, Bob Hughes explores the complexities of children?s play, its meaning and purpose, and argues that adult-free play is essential for the psychological well-being of the child. The book is divided into fourteen... more...

  • Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Leisureby Ted Tedrick

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 120.00

    If you work with older adults who are developmentally disabled and are seeking ways to incorporate exercise, arts activities, and other activities into your program, this is the book for you! Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Leisure will help you improve your ability to instruct exercise and other fitness activities and, at the same... more...

  • The Immersive Worlds Handbookby Scott Lukas

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Scott Lukas, famed industry expert on designing themed spaces, brings you a book that focuses on the imaginative world of themed, immersive and consumer spaces. Whether or not you are involved in designing a theme park, cultural museum, shop, or other entertainment space, you will benefit from the insider tips, experiences, and techniques highlighted... more...

  • Disney and his Worldsby Alan Bryman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95

    This work provides an overview of the Disney organization, in particular the theme parks and their significance for contemporary culture. The author examines topics such as Walt Disney's life and how his biography has been constructed, the Disney Company in the years after his death and various writings about the Disney theme parks. He raises important... more...

  • The Out-of-Home Immersive Entertainment Frontierby Kevin Williams; Michael Mascioni

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 39.95

    Digital Out of Home Entertainment is transforming the customer experience in shops, cinemas, museums; almost any environment where consumers are congregating. This book provides a 'state of play' exploration of the successes, the emerging new applications and the strategies that inform them--and is an essential guide for entertainment executives... more...

  • Fifteen Minutes Outsideby Rebecca P Cohen

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2011; US$ 1.99

    What if you got outside every day, and what if you could get your kids to come along? It sounds modest, but the effects, as dynamic outdoor spokesperson Rebecca Cohen herself can testify, are profound. This inspiring collection of activities gives families an idea for every day of the year, requiring little planning, no expertise and relatively little... more...

  • Circus Ageby Janet M. Davis

    The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 30.00

    A century ago, daily life ground to a halt when the circus rolled into town. Across America, banks closed, schools canceled classes, farmers left their fields, and factories shut down so that everyone could go to the show. In this entertaining and provocative book, Janet Davis links the flowering of the early-twentieth-century American railroad circus... more...

  • Electric Dreamlandby Lauren Rabinovitz

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 26.99

    More than two thousand amusement parks dotted the American landscape in the early twentieth century, thrilling the general public with the latest in entertainment and motion picture technology. Amusement parks were the playgrounds of the working class, combining numerous, mechanically-based spectacles into one unique, modern cultural phenomenon. Lauren... more...

  • The Life of Phineas T. Barnumby Joel Benton

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    A fantastic comprehensive biography of one of the greatest showmen of history: Phineas Taylor Barnum, most famous for his entertaining hoaxes and the disputed origin of the phrase 'There’s a sucker born every minute!' more...