Scenic Playground

Scenic Playground

The Story Behind New Zealand's Mountain Tourism

Book - 2018
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"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 how mountains became central to belonging to Aotearoa"--Publisher information.
Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand :, Te Papa Press,, 2018.
Branch Call Number: 338.4791 SCE
Characteristics: 412 pages :,colour illustrations, colour maps ; 29 cm.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 398, 401-403) and index.

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