Skip to main content

1850-1877: Sports and Recreation: Publications

1850-1877: Sports and Recreation: Publications

Athletic Sports for Boys (New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1866)a handbook with descriptions of various sports;

J. T. Crane, Popular Amusements (Cincinnati: Hitchcock & Waiden, 1869)a description of games and other leisure activities;

Capt. Flack, The Texan Rifle-Hunter (London: J. Maxwell, 1866)a handbook for Texas hunters;

Washington Gladden, Amusements: Their Uses and Abuses (North Adams, Mass.: J. T. Robinson, 1866)the liberal clergyman argues for sport, glee, fun, not the dismal, repressed, shamefaced variety, but the real hilarious, exuberant sort;

Thomas Hillgrove, A Complete Practical Guide to the Art of Dancing (New York: Dick Sc Fitzgerald, 1863) which includes advice on matters of etiquette as well as dance;

Addison V. Newton, The Saloon Keepers Companion, and Book of Reference, for Saloon Keepers, Proprietors of Hotels, and Sporting Men (Worcester: West & Lee, 1875)includes a complete record of all sporting events up to 15 April 1875;

Charles A. Peverelly, The Book of American Pastimes (New York: The Author, 1866)a description of leisure activities;

Caroline L. Smith, The American Home Book ofln-Door Games, Amusements, and Occupations (Boston: Lee Sc Shepard, 1874)a guide to home entertainments for the family;

William Wood, Manual of Physical Exercises (New York: Harper, 1867)a guide to a variety of exercises, including gymnastics, rowing, skating, fencing, cricket, calisthenics, sailing, swimming, sparring, and baseball.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"1850-1877: Sports and Recreation: Publications." American Eras. . Encyclopedia.com. 25 Sep. 2018 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"1850-1877: Sports and Recreation: Publications." American Eras. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 25, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/history/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/1850-1877-sports-and-recreation-publications

"1850-1877: Sports and Recreation: Publications." American Eras. . Retrieved September 25, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/history/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/1850-1877-sports-and-recreation-publications

Learn more about citation styles

Citation styles

Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:

Modern Language Association

http://www.mla.org/style

The Chicago Manual of Style

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

American Psychological Association

http://apastyle.apa.org/

Notes:
  • Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
  • In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.