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Scenic Playground: The Story Behind Mountain Tourism in New Zealand

Scenic Playground: The Story Behind Mountain Tourism in New Zealand
 

A magnificent illustrated history of New Zealand's mountain tourism industry.

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ISBN 9780994146021
Published 8 November 2018 by Te Papa Press
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Alsop, Peter
By Davidson, Lee
By Bamford, Dave
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ISBN-13 9780994146021
ISBN-10 0994146027
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Te Papa Press
Imprint Te Papa Press
Publication Date 8 November 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Alsop, Peter
By Davidson, Lee
By Bamford, Dave
Category Australasian & Pacific History
Tourism Industry
Family, Home & Self Help
Winter Sports
Active Outdoor Pursuits
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 416
Dimensions Width: 250mm
Height: 280mm
Weight 2,500g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Mountain tourism - Posters - New Zealand, Mountain tourism - History - New Zealand, Mountains - Pictorial works - New Zealand, Mountains, Mountain tourism
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 993
Catalogue Code 940295

Description of this Book

This lavish book explores the story behind the promotion of New Zealand's mountains - through posters, advertisements, hand-coloured photos and more. It explains how the country built its reputation as an alpine playground and, alongside, how mountains became central to belonging to Aotearoa.

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Author's Bio

Peter Alsop is a senior executive who has worked across the public and private sectors. He is a keen collector of New Zealand art, with particular interests in tourism publicity, hand-coloured photography and mid-century New Zealand landscape paintings. He is the author and co-author of five previous books. Dave Bamford is now an independent tourism advisor who has worked extensively in New Zealand on regional tourism strategies, business plans and national park recreational opportunities. Lee Davidson teaches in the Museum and Heritage Studies programme at Victoria University of Wellington.

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