Healthy Living in the Alps: The Origins of Winter Tourism in Switzerland, 1860-1914

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Healthy living in the Alps' examines the relationship between the search for relief from respiratory diseases, such as tuberculosis, in high alpine resorts and the development in the same places of winter sports tourism. The first winter visitors to the Swiss Alps began to arrive in the 1860s and were encouraged to take outdoor exercise as part of their cure regime. They also had healthy visitors and companions who sought recreation while the invalids were resting as part of the sanatoria routine. Demonstrating that this ...

Healthy Living in the Alps: The Origins of Winter Tourism in Switzerland, 1860-1914 2008, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719078439

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