Scottish theme towns: have new identities enhanced development?

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MacLeod, D.;
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Subject: HM | G1

Three small towns in southwest Scotland have recently been branded as distinct theme towns, based on books, artists and food. This is an attempt to make them more attractive to visitors and thereby improve their economy. The objective of this research is to establish wh... View more
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