SinceTheWorldBegan[Book: Jeff Kurtti – 1996 – 24x28cm – 196 Pages – Full colour]. “Since The World Began: Walt Disney World – The First 25 Years.” The first and only concise, authorized history of “The Vacation Kingdom of the World.” This lavish, entertaining, and absolutely unique history of Walt Disney’s city of dreams, tells the story of America’s most popular tourist attraction, beginning with the success of Disneyland and Walt Disney’s personal vision of a futuristic planned city in central Florida. Includes original concept drawings and rarely seen photographs of the park’s construction, and details the opening of the Magic Kingdom in 1971, to the creation of EPCOT and Disney MGM Studios. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good / Recommended.