[Podcast] The patriotic roots of China’s domestic tourism industry


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In the early days of Republican China, the domestic tourism industry was mostly tailored to foreigners who wanted to escape from the cities. This changed in the 1920s, when China’s nationalistic awakening provided an opportunity for local entrepreneurs to attend to the needs of Chinese tourists.

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Narrated by John Darwin Van Fleet.

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