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Playing in Northampton: connecting past, present and future

Thomas, V. (2016) Playing in Northampton: connecting past, present and future. In: Patte, M. M. and Sutterby, J. A. (eds.) Patte, Michael M and Sutterby, John A Celebrating 40 Years of Play Research: Reflecting on Our Past, Exploring the Present, & Playing into the Future. Lanham: Hamilton Books for The Association for the Study of Play (TASP). pp. 3-30.

Item Type: Book Section
Abstract: Northampton is a key centre of toy design and distribution in the UK. This chapter looks at the industry from Bassett Lowke in 1890's through to John Crane toys today.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Play, toys, Northampton, plastics, creativity, Orme
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS2301.T7 Toys
T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS155 Production management. Operations management > TS171 Industrial art and design
Creators: Thomas, Vicki
Editors: Patte, Michael M and Sutterby, John A
Projects: All Work & No Pay
Publisher: Hamilton Books for The Association for the Study of Play (TASP)
Northamptonshire and East Midlands: Business and Industry
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: Faculties > Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology > Design & Photography
Date: 5 September 2016
Date Type: Publication
Page Range: pp. 3-30
Title of Book: Celebrating 40 Years of Play Research: Reflecting on Our Past, Exploring the Present, & Playing into the Future
Series Name: Play and culture studies
Volume: 13
Place of Publication: Lanham
Language: English
ISBN: 9780761868163
Status: Published / Disseminated
Refereed: Yes
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URI: http://nectar.northampton.ac.uk/id/eprint/8301

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