Includes bibliographical references (p. -224) and index.
From play to play community : the early years of the Mummers parade -- Expanding the play community : the contemporary parade -- Blacks, women, and the "new" immigrants : the Mummers and diversity -- "Going up the street" : the experience of the parade -- Rituals and the play community -- Family, club, and neighborhood -- The experience of play -- The Mummers past and future.
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