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Chapter 4 China: Government Policy and Tourism Development

DOI: 10.23912/9781910158814-3411

ISBN: 9781910158814

Published: March 2017

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Published in: Tourism & Political Change 2nd edition

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781910158814-3160



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Sofield, T.H.B. (2017) "Chapter 4 China: Government Policy and Tourism Development" In: Butler, R. & Suntikul, W. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781910158814-3411


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