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Author: Patricia Masters
ISBN: 1592136109
Subcategory: Americas
Pages 256 pages
Publisher Temple University Press; First Edition edition (June 15, 2007)
Language English
Category: History
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by Patricia Masters


Every New Year's Day since 1901, the Philadelphia Mummers have presented a spectacular show of shows that raucously snakes and shimmies its way through city streets.

Every New Year's Day since 1901, the Philadelphia Mummers have presented a spectacular show of shows that raucously snakes and shimmies its way through city streets. The Mummers Parade features music, dance, comedy, and mime, along with dazzling costumes and floats. Although the lavish event is now televised to a wide audience, it is still rooted in the same neighborhoods where it began. This book explores the community created and annually reaffirmed by the Philadelphia Mummers.

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Patricia Anne Masters. This book is about the community created over the past century and reaffirmed annually by the Philadelphia Mummers. 1 From Play to Play Community: The Early Years of the Mummers Parade. Published by: Temple University Press. At the core of this community is the annual Philadelphia Mummers Parade. What binds them together is a passion for playing and performing.

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This book explores the community created and annually reaffirmed by the Philadelphia Mummers. The author spent more than five years with the Mummers, observing their lives and rituals as she took part in their preparations and parades. Writing with the fascination of a sociologist and the excitement of a participant, Masters examines the Mummers from their beginnings.

Building Community Through Play. By. Patricia Masters. Patricia Anne Masters is Term Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of the Undergraduate Program in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, George Mason University.

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In addition to being Philadelphia's first neighborhood, South Philly is the .

In addition to being Philadelphia's first neighborhood, South Philly is the oldest ethnically and racially mixed big-city neighborhood in the nation. Catherine Williams remembers growing up black on Hoffman Street, "We had everything. From mayors and mummers to tap dancers and gamblers, South Philly has it all. This quintessential Philadelphia neighborhood boasts a complicated history of ethnic strife alongside community solidarity and, for good measure, some of the best bakeries in town.

Explores the community created and reaffirmed by the Philadelphia Mummers. This book examines the Mummers from their beginnings.
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This has been an awsome book. It is a really good example of an ethnographic study. Patty is a great writter and researcher!