For Tuesday, please read Hal Rothman, Devil’s Bargains, chaps. 1-3. Then, in a 200-word comment to this post, please choose one of the following topics to address.
1) How does Rothman’s idea of tourism as a “devil’s bargain” reveal itself in the role that the Fred Harvey Company played in the West?
2) In what ways did tourism exploit the mythic nature of the West?
3) How did railroads transform the experience of the West?