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Be Inspired: Airmindedness redux: growing tourism and worldliness through aeromobility in Africa

[Online] Drawing on research in Wiley Digital Archives, Dr Bradley Rink’s talk discusses how archival marginalia such as inflight magazines and other travel paraphernalia from the dawn of the jet-age in Africa were used to promote intra-African and global tourism.

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