The History of Tourism: Thomas Cook and the Origins of Leisure Travel: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The History of Tourism: Thomas Cook and the Origins of Leisure Travel

1st Edition

Edited by Paul Smith

Routledge

544 pages

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Hardback: 9780415193160
pub: 1998-09-24
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This unique collection explores the origins of organized tour holidays, as pioneered by the entrepreneurial Thomas Cook. The collection is truly international, covering tours in Britain and also Switzerland, America, Japan, China, India, Ceylon, Singapore, Israel and Palestine. As well as giving an insight into the workings of this long standing, successful company, the works selected are also important pieces of travel and social history.

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PHILOSOPHY / General
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REFERENCE / General