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Author Masters, Patricia Anne, 1945-

Title The Philadelphia Mummers [electronic resource] : building community through play / Patricia Anne Masters.

Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 232 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-224) and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Philadelphia Mummers (Organization) -- History.
Parades -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
New Year -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781592136094 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1592136095 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781592136100 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1592136109 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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