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The tourist : travel in twentieth-century North America

Author: John A Jakle
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1985] ©1985
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys the tourist industry in the United States and Canada, looks at travel by rail, steamship, automobile, bus, and airplane, and explains what things attract tourists.
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Genre/Form: History
Congrès
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jakle, John A.
Tourist.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)567779426
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Jakle
ISBN: 0803275617 9780803275614 0803225644 9780803225640
OCLC Number: 10507767
Notes: "A Bison book"--Cover.
Description: xiv, 382 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Tourists in the landscape --
Nature as an attraction --
Travel by railroad and steamship --
Touring by automobile before World War I --
Highways and tourism --
Automobile travel between the World Wars --
Travel by bus and air --
The automobile and tourism after World War II --
The region as an attraction --
The American west as a region --
The tourist in the city --
The metropolis as an attraction --
History as an attraction --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: John A. Jakle.

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Surveys the tourist industry in the United States and Canada, looks at travel by rail, steamship, automobile, bus, and airplane, and explains what things attract tourists.

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