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by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk

eBook Let's Go to the Beach: A History of Sun and Fun by the Sea epub
  • ISBN: 0805062351
  • Author: Elizabeth Van Steenwyk
  • Genre: Children
  • Subcategory: Science Nature & How It Works
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR); 1st edition (June 15, 2001)
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • ePUB size: 1859 kb
  • FB2 size 1213 kb
  • Formats docx azw lit mbr


Beach-goers will have a new appreciation for the surfside after reading Let's Go to the Beach: A History of. .Gr 5-7-A lighthearted, lively, and concise history of bathing, from ancient Greece to modern-day America, including social history and a brief mention of segregated beaches.

Beach-goers will have a new appreciation for the surfside after reading Let's Go to the Beach: A History of Sun and Fun by the Sea by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk. The development of modern swimwear is covered in great detail. Readers will be amazed to learn that late-19th-century women were covered from head to toe in a sort of flannel casing, with weights holding down the skirts-quite a long way to the thong!

Beach-goers will have a new appreciation for the surfside after reading Let's Go to the Beach: A History of. Readers will be amazed to learn that late-19th-century women were covered from head to toe in a sort of flannel casing, with weights holding down the skirts-quite a long way to the thong!

by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk. "One night in 1883, David Bradley's candy stand was swamped by a storm

by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk. "One night in 1883, David Bradley's candy stand was swamped by a storm. Not one to take a direct hit from adversity, the next day he decided to call his candy salt water taffy. Although the taffy's been dry ever since, the name has stuck for the past hundred years.

Elizabeth Van Steenwyk. From the bathhouses of the ancient Greeks to Muscle Beach and Coney Island, Let's Go to the Beach takes a historical, sociological, and geographical look at beaches and their attant customs

Elizabeth Van Steenwyk. One night in 1883, David Bradley's candy stand was swamped by a storm. From the bathhouses of the ancient Greeks to Muscle Beach and Coney Island, Let's Go to the Beach takes a historical, sociological, and geographical look at beaches and their attant customs. With humor and intelligence, and a fascinating collection of-black-and- white photographs, Elizabeth Van Steenwyk offers up an impressive overview of one of the world's greatest pastimes.

Beach-goers will have a new appreciation for the surfside after reading Let's Go to the Beach: A History of. Readers will be amazed to learn that late-19th-century women were covered from head to toe in a sort of flannel casing, with weights holding down the skirts-quite a long way to the thong!

Elizabeth Van Steenwyk2009.

Elizabeth Van Steenwyk2009. prilis 27. Blackstone Audio Inc. Felolvassa: Anna Fields. The text explores such historical transformations as the evolution of the waterways from places of commerce to venues of health and recreation, as well as the bathing suit's revealing journey from full-body cover-up to string bikini. Information about environmental concerns (including beach safety and preservation), along with quirky facts and trivia, round out this intriguing volume.

Find nearly any book by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Let's Go to the Beach: A History of Sun and Fun by the Sea: ISBN 9781441767516 (978-1-4417-6751-6) Blackstone Audio Inc, 2013. Saddlebag Salesmen (First Book). by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk. ISBN 9780531202142 (978-0-531-20214-2) Franklin Watts, 1995.

LET'S GO TO THE BEACH: A History of Sun and Fun by the Sea. Ages 9 to 15) This is mostly a history of 20th-century American seaside spots, but it's great fun. It ends with a set of top-10 lists of beaches for various tastes and uses. By Pamela Duncan Edwards. Illustrated by Henry Cole. Ages 3 to 6) There's a moral about self-esteem in the story of Clara, a contented cabbage caterpillar who turns into a cream-colored butterfly.

VAN STEENWYK, Elizabeth (Ann) 1928-PERSONAL: Born July 1, 1928, in Galesburg, IL.

Education: Knox College, . Politics: Republican. She chronicles in particular such beach staples as boardwalks, toys, water sports, amusement parks, and swimming attire.

Elizabeth Van Steenwyk; Anna Fields.

The text explores such historical transformations as the evolution of the waterways from places of commerce to venues of health and recreation, as well as the bathing suit's revealing journey from full-body cover-up to string bikini. Elizabeth Van Steenwyk; Anna Fields.

An intriguing exploration of a favorite pastime -- a trip to the beach."One night in 1883, David Bradley's candy stand was swamped by a storm. Not one to take a direct hit from adversity, the next day he decided to call his candy salt water taffy. Although the taffy's been dry ever since, the name has stuck for the past hundred years."Did you know that women once wore corsets under their bathing suits (all drowning risks aside)? Or that beach-goers donned everything from wings to webbed gloves in hopes of learning how to swim? Or that hotel entrepreneurs lured wealthy customers to their seaside resorts with breakfast serenades from a forty-piece orchestra?From the bathhouses of the ancient Greeks to Muscle Beach and Coney Island, Let's Go to the Beach takes a historical, sociological, and geographical look at beaches and their attant customs. With humor and intelligence, and a fascinating collection of-black-and- white photographs, Elizabeth Van Steenwyk offers up an impressive overview of one of the world's greatest pastimes.
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