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The Resource Super-scenic motorway : a Blue Ridge Parkway history, Anne Mitchell Whisnant

Super-scenic motorway : a Blue Ridge Parkway history, Anne Mitchell Whisnant

Label
Super-scenic motorway : a Blue Ridge Parkway history
Title
Super-scenic motorway
Title remainder
a Blue Ridge Parkway history
Statement of responsibility
Anne Mitchell Whisnant
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The most visited site in the National Park system, the 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway winds along the ridges of the Appalachian mountains in Virginia and North Carolina. According to popular myth, the Parkway was a New Deal "Godsend for the needy," built wit
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whisnant, Anne Mitchell
Dewey number
975.5
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F217.B6
LC item number
W47 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blue Ridge Parkway (N.C. and Va.)
  • HISTORY
  • United States
  • Fernstraße
  • USA
  • Blue Ridge
Label
Super-scenic motorway : a Blue Ridge Parkway history, Anne Mitchell Whisnant
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-416) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A new trip along a beloved road -- Roads, parks, and tourism: a southern scenic parkway in a national context -- The scenic is political: the parkway and Ashville's tourism industry -- We ain't picked none on the scenic: parkway ideals and local realities -- By the grace of God and a Mitchell County jury: Little Switzerland, regional tourism, and the parkway -- The crowning tourch of interest: parkway development, cultural landscaping, and the eastern band of Cherokees -- Remembering the Peaks of Otter: telling history on the parkway landscape -- From stump town to Carolina's top scenic attraction: private interests and the public good at Grandfather Mountain -- Epilogue: The parkway's past, its present, and the ongoing search for the public good
Control code
676698370
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 434 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807898420
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)676698370
Label
Super-scenic motorway : a Blue Ridge Parkway history, Anne Mitchell Whisnant
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-416) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A new trip along a beloved road -- Roads, parks, and tourism: a southern scenic parkway in a national context -- The scenic is political: the parkway and Ashville's tourism industry -- We ain't picked none on the scenic: parkway ideals and local realities -- By the grace of God and a Mitchell County jury: Little Switzerland, regional tourism, and the parkway -- The crowning tourch of interest: parkway development, cultural landscaping, and the eastern band of Cherokees -- Remembering the Peaks of Otter: telling history on the parkway landscape -- From stump town to Carolina's top scenic attraction: private interests and the public good at Grandfather Mountain -- Epilogue: The parkway's past, its present, and the ongoing search for the public good
Control code
676698370
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 434 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807898420
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)676698370

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