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Shepherd of the Hills Country: Tourism Transforms the Ozarks, 1880s-1930s

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Traces the beginnings of commercial tourism in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri and Arkansas through six decades that brought capital, new commerce, and additional residents to the hills. Looks at recreational activities and games parks, and investigates the influence of the railroad and the men who were instrumental in the region's transformation. Discusses traditional lif ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published July 1st 1999 by The University of Arkansas Press
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Chris Hoerning
Feb 27, 2015 Chris Hoerning rated it liked it
A well written account of how Stone and Taney Counties in Southwest Missouri were transformed from a primarily subsistence farming based economy based on bartering in to a tourist Mecca during the late-19th and early-20th centuries.
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