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The Disneylands That Never Were
Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: Shaun Finnie
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-08-01 - Publisher:

In 1955 Walt Disney presented the world's first theme park. Disneyland opened with just 18 rides and attractions. Today there are eleven Disney parks around the globe. Visitors can spend weeks at a time in these resorts, often staying in one of Disney's own hotel rooms. But in the last
Beasts of the Deep
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Jon Hackett, Seán Harrington
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-10 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Beasts of the Deep: Sea Creatures and Popular Culture offers its readers an in-depth and interdisciplinary engagement with the sea and its monstrous inhabitants; through critical readings of folklore, weird fiction, film, music, radio and digital games. Within the text there are a multitude of convergent critical perspectives used to
A Cultural History of the Disneyland Theme Parks
Language: en
Authors: Sabrina Mittermeier
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-10 - Publisher: Intellect Books

When the first Disneyland opened its doors in 1955, it reinvented the American amusement park and transformed the travel, tourism and entertainment industries forever. Now a global vacation empire, the original park in Anaheim, California, has been joined by massive complexes in Florida, Tokyo, Paris, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Spanning
Explorer's Guide Southern California: Includes Extensive Coverage of Yosemite & The Disneyland Resort
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Debbie K. Hardin
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-04 - Publisher: The Countryman Press

This Explorer's Guide focuses on the wide range of activities and vast culture of Southern California. Explore this vacation-lover’s wonderland of outdoor activities like golf, surfing, kayaking, and hiking and top-10 lists for destinations throughout the area. In addition to Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and
Icons of the American West: The new West
Language: en
Pages: 575
Authors: Gordon Morris Bakken
Categories: Frontier and pioneer life
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Greenwood

Presents a series of stories representing some of the most influential Western icons from the early days of the westward exploration to the modern environment of Hollywood, Disneyland, and Las Vegas, including cowboys, wild west shows, gun battles, politicians, and environmentalists.