Visitors to Colorado's famous ski resorts embrace alpine adventures, luxurious amenities, and a glamorous nightlife, all against a backdrop of towering mountains and high-drifted snow. Wherever they go in search of fresh powder, one thing is certain: skiing has become a major part of recreational sport and culture and, in the process, dramatically altered America's social, physical, economic, and imaginative landscapes.
Annie Coleman has written the first cultural history of skiing in the United States, telling how this European sport evolved into an American industry combining recreation, tourism, consumption, and wilderness
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|Size: ||2.8 MB|
|Publisher: ||University Press Of Kansas|
|Date published: || 2004|
|ISBN: ||9780700623723 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|