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Tourism--passport to development? : Perspectives on the social and cultural effects of tourism in developing countries / [edited by] Emanuel de Kadt.

; De Kadt, Emanuel Jehuda ; World Bank ; Unesco
[New York] : Published for the World Bank and Unesco [by] Oxford University Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0195201493, 9780195201499, 0195201507, 9780195201505

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George Washington
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G 154.9 .J64 1976 (show me on map) Available Request
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Lauinger stacks
G154.9 .J64 1976 Available Request
Founders Library stacks
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Other Authors De Kadt, Emanuel Jehuda.
World Bank.
Subjects Toerisme.
Tourism -- Congresses.
Tourisme -- Congrès.
Description xviii, 360 pages : map ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Tourism, spurred by jumbo jets, charter tours, and the affluence of the industrial nations, has become a major economic activity. To many developing countries with few resources other than sunny climates, sandy beaches, and exotic cultures, it has seemed to offer an opportunity to secure foreign exchange and stimulate economic growth. Critics question, however, whether tourism yields economic returns commensurate with its costs and express concern about its possibly adverse social and cultural effects.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Geographic Area Developing countries
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5239528
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