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Cover for Im(possible) dark tourism in Bulgaria.

This chapter explores the (im)possibility of developing dark tourism as a tourism niche market in Bulgaria. In particular, it looks at the complex political and historical development of the country and focuses on the sensitive nature of death and Bulgaria's dark history as it relates to the...

Author(s)
Mileva, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From burial spaces to pilgrimage sites: the changing role of European cemeteries.

This chapter examines the role of military cemeteries and their relationship to pilgrimage and tourism. In particular, focus is given to the element of scale, with cemeteries being viewed as individual pilgrimage sites, pilgrimage destinations, or one of several cemeteries along a pilgrimage...

Author(s)
Pliberšek, L.; Basle, N.; Lebe, S. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The sublime darker heritage tourism aspects at St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta.

This chapter examines the history and death-/memoria-related architecture and design of St John's Co-Cathedral in Malta. Its death-related art and architecture in the form of human bones and skulls, sepulchral monuments and burial slabs are examined, before discussing the relationship St John's has ...

Author(s)
Munro, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Martyrdom and dark tourism in Carthage, Illinois.

This chapter examines how Carthage Jail, the martyrdom site of Joseph Smith, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has evolved from a site of tragedy to a site of healing and religious co-operation. As a case study in dark tourism formation, this chapter examines how the...

Author(s)
Esplin, S. C.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lost in the sea of trees: Japan's Aokigahara, suicide and dark tourism.

This chapter discusses the motivations and impulses that draw tourists to Aokigahara or the Suicide Forest in Japan and looks at issues related to individual intents to visit and cultural responses to this dark pilgrimage. Three specific examples of pilgrimage and dark tourism engagement with...

Author(s)
Burger, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visiting post-disaster ruins: a journey to meaningful experiences.

Given the complex emotive responses to post-disaster tourism sites, this chapter aims to shed light on the multiple dimensions of tourists' experiences within a dark tourism context. Disaster tourism experiences of visitors to the Beichuan Earthquake Memorial in China are considered to test Packer...

Author(s)
Zhang YaChen; Coghlan, A.; Knox, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Museums as <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in populo</i> dark tourism sites: a case study of Visitor experience.

This chapter examines how both indigenous and non-indigenous visitors to the Western Australian Museum (Perth, Western Australia) both connected with and authenticated their experiences of the museum's Aboriginal gallery (Katta Djinoong), and the emotional responses and learning that flow from...

Author(s)
Bond, N.; Carr, A.; Comtesse, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The ten-year anniversary of the civil rights pilgrimage: an experiential exploration into history, diversity, equality and equity.

This chapter shares a decade of experience and research on the Civil Rights Pilgrimage (CRP) developed at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UW-EC) as an alternative spring break trip. It begins with an overview of relevant literature regarding experiential learning and critical race theory...

Author(s)
Thesing-Ritter, J. M.; Caspersen, J. R.; Walkowiak, N. J.; Jones, J. L.; Lewis, C. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Though I walk through the valley': teaching Richard Wright through experiential learning.

This chapter proposes a potential itinerary to teach the selected works of African-American writer Richard Wright by incorporating the theme of literary pilgrimage to emphasize the connection between travel and liberation. This approach to Wright's work will take students through Paris, Chicago and ...

Author(s)
Hayes, J. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dark tourism or pilgrimage in the museum? Considering the case of Emmett Till's casket.

This chapter first provides an overview of the historical context of the life, murder and the subsequent trial of the killers of Emmett Till (an African-American boy who was lynched in 1955). Next, discussion shifts to the controversial decisions that the Smithsonian faced in their efforts to...

Author(s)
Cook, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter

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