Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1994. Postmodern Social Futures series.; 251 pages.
First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Item #11519
Slight wear; Dust Jacket slight wear. Crisp NEW hardcover. ; Ways of Escape provides a history of leisure and travel and a cartography of "escape activity". The author examines how pleasure has been managed from the middle ages to the present day, and examines the differences in leisure and travel opportunities for men and women. Rojek situates leisure and travel in the context of the debate on modernity and postmodernity, and uses examples drawn from Europe and North America to produce a dazzling analysis of the experience and ideology of escape in Western society.
Postmodern Social Futures series.; 251 pages.