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date: 16 May 2022


The Oxford Companion to Canadian History
Suzanne MortonSuzanne Morton

Intimately connected with work, and dependent on a large number of variables—including gender, class, age, ethnicity, health, season, and moral values—leisure is a relative idea. As paid labour became the norm, leisure and work were separated, and each took on a formal meaning. Leisure has been experienced as enjoyment and community building, but also as struggle—to gain the ... ...

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