Representations of Japanese culture as an international tourist attraction images and perceptions from consumers" and image-makers" perceptions by Mayumi Kohara

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Thesis (MA) (Sociology and Anthropology of Travel and Tourism) - University of Surrey Roehampton, 2002.

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