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A Crop Worth Cultivating: Creating the North Woods

Aaron Shapiro

in The Lure of the North Woods

Published by University of Minnesota Press

Published in print April 2013 | ISBN: 9780816677924
Published online August 2015 | e-ISBN: 9781452946764 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.5749/minnesota/9780816677924.003.0001
A Crop Worth Cultivating: Creating the North Woods

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Analyzes the role of local, regional, and statewide organizations, as well as state and federal government, in creating the North Woods. Examining the relationship that developed between private enterprise and the state, it highlights the political and organizational groundwork that provided a foundation for transforming the region.

Keywords: Tourism; Environment; Labor; Nature; Promotion; Vacation; Industrialization; Michigan; Wisconsin; Minnesota

Chapter.  11750 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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