Early Tourism in Appalachia
(to World War II)
Major points: Early tourism centers: Historical sequence of tourism modes in the region: The conservation and national parks movement in the US, 1870 ff.: Causative factors for differential development in subregional areas: Early assessment of costs for local people (Emma Bell Miles, Spirit of the Mountains [1902]) Class and politics in tourism development: the Blue Ridge Parkway example

Prepared by David E. Whisnant
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