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Author Ketchell, Aaron K., 1971- author.

Title Holy hills of the Ozarks : religion and tourism in Branson, Missouri / Aaron K. Ketchell.

Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (339 pages) : illustrations.
Series Lived religions
Lived religions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [273]-294) and index.
Contents Introduction: "the moral vineyards" -- "Temples of God's own building" : Harold Bell Wright and the roots of Branson tourism -- "Hills of truth and love" : authenticity and the sacred in shepherd of the Hills Country -- "I would much rather see a sermon than hear one" : faith at Silver Dollar City -- Jesus is "the greatest star" : the variety show and contemporary Branson tourism -- "Near heaven" : the dynamics of sacred space in Branson -- Hillbilly heaven : labor, leisure, and the Ozark trickster -- "The aroma of God's spirit" : branding Branson's future.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Recreation -- Missouri -- Branson.
Amusements -- Missouri -- Branson.
Amusements -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Recreation -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Popular culture -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Branson (Mo.) -- Religious life and customs.
Electronic books.
Variant Title Religion and tourism in Branson, Missouri
ISBN 9780801886607 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801886600 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781421402437 (e-book)