Marketing the Mountains explores the impact of tourism upon the natural world of Rocky Mountain National Park. Moving beyond cultural analysis of the development of tourism in the American West, this dissertation seeks to understand both the cultural and material components of tourism in a specific locale. Contrary to popular belief, it argues that tourism has had a significant impact on shaping and reshaping the plants and animals of this crown jewel.Chapter Two A Vast Moving Caravan Introduction More than one hundred million travelers have crossed the gates into RMNP ... But as the Service has always known, roads offer more than a simple means to move people from place to place .
|Title||:||Marketing the Mountains: An Environmental History of Tourism in Rocky Mountain National Park|
|Author||:||Jerritt James Frank|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|