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The lure of the North woods : cultivating tourism in the upper midwest

Author: Aaron Shapiro
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2013.
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"This book tells the story of how northern Minnesota, northern Wisconsin, and Michigan's Upper Peninsula became a tourist paradise, turning a scarred industrial countryside into the playground we know today. Aaron Shapiro describes how residents and visitors reshaped the region from a landscape of exploitation to a vacationland and reveals how leisure--and tourism in particular--has shaped modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Shapiro
ISBN: 9780816677924 0816677921 9780816677931 081667793X
OCLC Number: 816563777
Description: xix, 296 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: A crop worth cultivating: creating the north woods --
Tourists do not deplete our soil: interwar land conservation --
No dull days at Dunn's: labor and leisure in the north woods --
Tell the world about your charms: the promotional appeal --
You've earned it, now enjoy it: playing in the postwar era --
The not so quiet crisis: tourism, wilderness, and regional development.
Responsibility: Aaron Shapiro.

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"This book tells the story of how northern Minnesota, northern Wisconsin, and Michigan's Upper Peninsula became a tourist paradise, turning a scarred industrial countryside into the playground we know today. Aaron Shapiro describes how residents and visitors reshaped the region from a landscape of exploitation to a vacationland and reveals how leisure--and tourism in particular--has shaped modern America."--Publisher's website.

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"When someone from the Midwest says they are going on vacation 'Up North, ' they mean the North Woods--the forests and lakes of northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. But as Aaron Shapiro shows Read more...

 
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