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Vacationland : Tourism and Environment in the Colorado High Country

Author: William Philpott
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2013]
Series: Weyerhaeuser environmental book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Forces us to consider how profoundly tourism changed Colorado and America and to grapple with both the potential and the problems of our familiar ways of relating to environment, nature, and place

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Philpott, William, 1970-
Vacationland.
(DLC) 2012050749
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Philpott
ISBN: 0295804610 9780295804613
OCLC Number: 855831574
Awards: Winner of Spur Awards (Nonfiction-Contemporary) 2014
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Illustrations; Foreword by William Cronon ; Introduction: Seeing Like a Tourist; Chapter 1: Selling the Scene ; Chapter 2: The Roads Nature Made? ; Chapter 3: Our Big Backyard ; Chapter 4: Blueprints for Action ; Chapter 5: The John Denver Tenor ; Conclusion: How Tourism Took Place; Notes ; Bibliography ; Acknowledgments ; Index.
Series Title: Weyerhaeuser environmental book.
Responsibility: William Philpott ; foreword by William Cronon.

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