Guidebook


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Guidebook

 

a short reference work on a country or a city, mainly intended for tourists and containing information on local sights, cultural institutions, transportation, and hotels. Baedekers are guidebooks on different countries and are widely known. Guidebooks that are devoted to individual cultural institutions (for instance, museums and large libraries) and to historical and artistic complexes provide information on their history, structure, and collections.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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