Book Suggestions (Non-Travel Related)

Discussion in 'Disneyland Community Board' started by Tovin, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. Tovin

    Tovin Earning My Ears

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    I'm looking for suggestions on the building and history of Disneyland, and I know you guys can help me!

    I am looking for development and design history, as well as history of the company in the early days of development and operation. I'd like to know a bit more about Walt and his plans for the park and the resort area.

    In addition, while trying to avoid the DISNEY IS EVIL INCARNATE factor, I am looking for the more recent company strategies surrounding both Disneyland and the other resorts.

    Any help you guys can give is greatly appreciated!

    Thanks all!

    T
     
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  3. PinkBudgie

    PinkBudgie DIS Veteran

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    The Disneyland Encyclopedia has entries for everything that has ever existed in Disneyland. And people too. I found it facinating to read. Even if that book isn't exactly what you are looking for, you might like to take a look at the Bibliography at the back for more book ideas.
     
  4. kaoden39

    kaoden39 <font color=peach>Prayers and pixie dust from your

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    Great minds think alike. I was gonna suggest the same book.:goodvibes
     
  5. LavenderPeach

    LavenderPeach <font color=darkorchid>Didn't understand how you c

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    I was also thinking of the disneyland encyclopedia. It was really interesting. It might be a good place to start.
     
  6. YellowMickeyPonchos

    YellowMickeyPonchos <font color=magenta>Remember when everyone had one

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    If you can still order them, go to the "E" Ticket magazine website. They are closing down the magazine, but are still selling CD-Roms with all their Issues on them this magazine was famed for its in-depth interviews with all the folks that made the park happen. Plus, there are intesting articles on long-gone rides and shows and people. Full of photographs from the personal collections of imagineers, animators, etc. I have a full set of the magazines and they are one of the jopys of my collection.

    http://www.the-e-ticket.com/
     

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