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Being a tourist : finding meaning in pleasure travel

Author: Julia D Harrison
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is meaningful about the experience of travelling abroad? What feeds the impulse to explore new horizons?

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harrison, Julia.
Being a Tourist.
Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia D Harrison
ISBN: 9780774850391 0774850396 0774809779 9780774809771
OCLC Number: 60779254
Description: 1 online resource (x, 262 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1 Being a Tourist""; ""2 Making Connections""; ""3 The Tourist Aesthetic""; ""4 Journeying Home""; ""5 Colouring the World�s Map""; ""6 Coming Back""; ""Travellers� Biographies""; ""Notes""; ""References Cited""; ""Index""
Responsibility: Julia Harrison.
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