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Tourism and modernity in China

by Tim Oakes

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Tourism -- China -- Social aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-247) and index.

      StatementTim Oakes.
      SeriesRoutledge studies on China in transition ;, 6, Routledge studies--China in transition ;, 6.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG155.C55 O25 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL494382M
      ISBN 100415188504
      LC Control Number98227279
      OCLC/WorldCa40071641

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