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Tourism and modernity

Ning Wang

Tourism and modernity

a sociological analysis

by Ning Wang

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Published by Pergamon in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tourism -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-254) and indexes

    StatementNing Wang
    SeriesTourism social science series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG155.A1 W356 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 271 p. ;
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16976479M
    ISBN 100080434460
    LC Control Number99041423


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