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The Resource Contested waters : a social history of swimming pools in America, Jeff Wiltse, (electronic resource)

Contested waters : a social history of swimming pools in America, Jeff Wiltse, (electronic resource)

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Contested waters : a social history of swimming pools in America
Title
Contested waters
Title remainder
a social history of swimming pools in America
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Jeff Wiltse
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Language
eng
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MiAaPQ
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illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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  • bibliography
Contested waters : a social history of swimming pools in America, Jeff Wiltse, (electronic resource)
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Contested waters : a social history of swimming pools in America, Jeff Wiltse, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-266) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : "just don't touch the water" -- A "peculiar kind" of bath : the origin of municipal pools in America -- "A means of physical culture" : the redefinition of municipal pools during the 1890s -- "A good investment in health, character, and citizenship" : municipal swimming pools in the Progressive Era -- Interlude : the traumatic early history of Fairgrounds Park Pool -- The "swimming pool age" : 1920 to 1940 -- "One for the white race and the other for the colored race" : the onset of racial discrimination, 1920 to 1940 -- "More sensitive than schools" : the struggle to desegregate municipal swimming pools -- "Alone in the backyard" : swimming pools in recent America -- Conclusion : the promise and reality of swimming pools as public spaces
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x, 276 p.
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  • online
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ill.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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