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Deconstructing travel : cultural perspectives on tourism

Author: Arthur Asa Berger
Publisher: Walnut Creek, Calif. : Altamira Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks into why people travel, examining travel and tourism as a cultural phenomenon through social, cultural, psychological, and economic forces. This book explores the role of travel in contemporary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Berger, Arthur Asa, 1933-
Deconstructing travel.
Walnut Creek, Calif. : Altamira Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2004008563
(OCoLC)54966325
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Asa Berger
ISBN: 9780759115484 0759115486
OCLC Number: 680216288
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 128 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Travelers and tourists --
Aspects of travel and tourism --
The uses of travel and tourism --
The tourism industry --
Travel advertising : images and language --
Travel writing as an art form --
The impact of tourism --
Disneyland and Walt Disney World --
The end of the road.
Responsibility: Arthur Asa Berger.
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