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The Importance of Being Lazy
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The Importance of Being Lazy

In Praise of Play, Leisure, and Vacation
Al Gini
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The Importance of Being Lazy

In Praise of Play, Leisure, and Vacation
Al Gini
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Drawing upon in-depth case studies of vacation habits and the observations of philosophers, writers, and sociologistssuch asAristotle, Mark Twain and Thorstein Veblen, Al Gini argues why vacations are so venerated and why 'doing nothing' is a fundamental human necessity.

From shopping sprees and extreme sports to the ultimate vacation - retirement - TheImportance of Being lazy demonstrates that without true leisure, we are diminished as individuals and as a society.

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Publisher
Taylor and Francis
Year
2004
ISBN
9781135948931
Topic
History
Subtopic
World History
Edition
1

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