The Wonder Country: Making New Zealand Tourism

Author(s): Margaret McClure

New Zealand

The marketing of New Zealand's tourist attractions and landmark hotels from 1870 to the end of the 20th century is profiled in this history of how scenic and cultural resources have been used to attract foreigners and encourage local vacationers to enjoy their holidays at home. Margaret McClure is a New Zealand historian and a lecturer in theology at the University of Auckland. She is the author of A Civilised Community: A History of Social Security in New Zealand and contributor to Fragments: New Zealand Social and Cultural History. She is the recipient of a Historical Branch Bursary, the Haydon Prize for History, and the JM Sherrard Award in New Zealand Regional History. First published 2004.


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Margaret McClure is the author of The Story of Birkenhead (joint winner of the J M Sherrard Award for Regional History, 1988) and a very successful history of social security, A Civilised Community (AUP, 1998).

General Fields

  • : 9781869403195
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : December 2004
  • : 250mm X 190mm X 23mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 328
  • : Colour & b&w illus
  • : Margaret McClure
  • : Paperback