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ERIC Number: EJ822208
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0275-7664
Come to the "Champagne Air": Changing Promotional Images of the Kansas Climate, 1854-1900
De Bres, Karen
Great Plains Quarterly, v23 n2 p111-126 Spr 2003
Promotional materials, which portrayed the Kansas climate, resources, and landscape in optimistic tones, were a common medium used to smooth the rough edges of the physical environment to Euro-American settlers in the second half of the nineteenth century. This article examines promotional literature of that era and evaluates the strategies pursued.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Kansas