Role of tourism in the urban and regional economy
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Published by Regional Studies Association in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Sally Hardy, Trevor Hart and Tim Shaw.
ContributionsHardy, Sally., Hart, Trevor., Shaw, Tim., Regional Studies Association. Annual Conference
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Open LibraryOL15389879M

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