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  • Abbott, Carl. Boosters and Businessmen: Popular Economic Thought and Urban Growth in the Antebellum Middle West. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1981.
  • Dye, Victoria E. All Aboard for Santa Fe: Railway Promotion of the Southwest, 1890s to 1930s. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005.
  • Gold, John R. and Stephen V. Ward. Place Promotion: The Use of Publicity and Marketing to Sell Towns and Regions. West Sussex, England: John Wiley & Sons, 1994.
  • Mahoney, Timothy R. and Wendy J. Katz, ed. Regionalism and the Humanities. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2008.
  • Naylor, Elaine. Frontier Boosters: Port Townshend and the Culture of Development in the American West. Montreal and Ithaca: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014.
  • Ward, Stephen V. Selling Places: The Marketing and Promotion of Towns and Cities, 1850-2000. London: E & FN Spon; New York: Routledge, 1998.
  • Wrobel, David M. Promised Lands: Promotion, Memory and the Creation of the American West. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2002.