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Sustainable tourism in the Third World

Erlet Cater

Sustainable tourism in the Third World

problems and prospects

by Erlet Cater

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Published by University of Reading, Department of Geography in Reading .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p31-32.

StatementErlet Cater.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- No.3
ContributionsUniversity of Reading. Department of Geography.
The Physical Object
Pagination32p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18431899M

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