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Tourism in Japan : an ethno-semiotic analysis

Author: Arthur Asa Berger
Publisher: Bristol ; Buffalo : Channel View Publications, ©2010.
Series: Tourism and cultural change.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deals with tourism, popular culture and everyday life in Japan. This title is of interest to tourists considering visiting Japan, Japanophiles, social scientists and humanities scholars with interests in Japan, and students taking courses in tourism, Japanese culture and cultural studies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Berger, Arthur Asa, 1933-
Tourism in Japan.
Bristol ; Buffalo : Channel View Publications, ©2010
(DLC) 2009052526
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Asa Berger
ISBN: 9781845411350 1845411358
OCLC Number: 647884722
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 159 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Foreword; Preface; Part 1 Japan as a Tourist Destination; Chapter 1 Japan as a Tourist Destination: An Analytic Perspective; Chapter 2 Japan and the Tourism Industry; Chapter 3 Japan on the Internet; Part 2 Semiotic Japan; Chapter 4 Semiotic Japan; Chapter 5 Tourism and Cultural Change in Japan; Chapter 6 Coda: A Return to Japan; References; Index.
Series Title: Tourism and cultural change.
Responsibility: Arthur Asa Berger.

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