Swedish wooden toys / Amy F. Ogata, Susan Weber, editors ; Maria Cristina Biagi [and eleven others].

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • New York : The Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture ; New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014]
  • ©2014
Description
432 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm

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Notes
  • Published in conjunction with the exhibition Swedish Wooden Toys, held at the Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris, June 19, 2014-January 11, 2015, and at the Bard Graduate Center, New York, September 18, 2015-January 17, 2016.
  • Purchase supported by the Elise and Wesley Wright Jr. '51 Marquand Book Fund.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 416-421) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction / Amy F. Ogata and Susan Weber
  • Swedish childhoods from the era of great power to the welfare state / Bengt Sandin
  • Depicting Swedish children and toys / Helena Lundin
  • Wooden toy manufacturing in Sweden / Peter Pluntky
  • BRIO : the brothers Ivarsson in Osby / Solveig Nordh
  • The wooden horse that became a national symbol / Rune Bondjers
  • Dollhouses and miniatures in Sweden / Birgitta Lindencrona
  • Playing and learning : wooden educational toys in Sweden / Amy F. Ogata
  • Sleds, skis, and ice skates : winter sports equipment for children in sweden, 1850-1960 / Susan Weber
  • Selling toys, selling ideas : retailers, producers, and politics / Hedvig Hedqvist
  • Designing wooden toys in the age of the technological imagination / Nina Stritzler-Levine
  • Children and toys in Swedish photographs / Maria Cristina Biagi and Emma Marconcini.
ISBN
  • 9780300200751
  • 0300200757
LCCN
2014010379
OCLC
862098439
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