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Skiing Into Modernity: A Cultural and Environmental History

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"Skiing into Modernity" is the story of how skiing moved from Europe's Scandinavian periphery to the mountains of central Europe, where it came to define the modern Alps and set the standard for skiing across the world.Denning offers a fresh, sophisticated, and engaging cultural and environmental history of skiing that alters our understanding of the sport and reveals how ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published November 26th 2014 by University of California Press
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Tudor Ciocarlie
Feb 10, 2015 Tudor Ciocarlie rated it it was amazing
A great non-fiction book about the way skiing changed the Alps and the way the Alps transformed skiing.
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