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Cover for 'Impossible' roads and 'inaccessible' woods: aspects and problems of wood transport in the 18th century, southern Italy.

By examining the state activity for the recovery of trees suitable for the building of warships in the 18th century, it is possible to re-create the environmental situation in which military and civil engineers, drovers, pack animals and draught animals tried to penetrate the forests of southern...

Author(s)
Gangemi, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Keeping our <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Milpa</i>': maize production and management of trees by Nahuas of the Sierra de Zongolica, Mexico.

This chapter discusses the importance of recognizing knowledge systems as part of diversified agroforestry landscapes. It focuses on milpa, a maize-centred polyculture system of pre-Hispanic origin, which has historically constituted an essential source of food and has persisted until the present....

Author(s)
López Binnqüist, C.; Hidalgo Ledesma, R.; Panzo Panzo, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Long-stay dogs' in shelters: studying factors related to adoptability of difficult to adopt dogs in Catalonia.

Author(s)
Calcerrada, M.; Torre, L.; Calvo, P.; Bowen, J.; Fatjó, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for 'Magic realism' of Vilnius: conceptualization of literary tourist gaze based on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tales of the Old Vilnius</i> by Max Frei.

This chapter conceptualizes the literary tourist gaze as a particular type of visitor interaction with a space that is fostered by the text and synthesizes new experience-induced media in the aftermath of a literary journey. It focuses on the example of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, as...

Author(s)
Charapan, N.; Mikulich, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Make a difference!': the role of sending organizations in volunteer tourism.

This chapter explores the role that sending organizations play in developing and maintaining volunteer tourism programmes (VTPs) that benefit both the volunteer tourists and the host organizations. Two case studies are presented: the Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) and the...

Author(s)
Raymond, E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933807)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Memory tourism' and commodification of nostalgia.

This chapter illustrates two cases emblematic of a new frontier of modern tourism that offers nostalgic experiences to consumers: the case of Heidiland and Heididorf in the Swiss Alps, and the case of 'Ostalgia tourism' in the regions of former East Germany. These cases also illustrate two...

Author(s)
Bartoletti, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Mind the gap' - the development, validation and evaluation of a veterinary clinical skills model.

This chapter discussed the development and evaluation of a dental model (of dogs) used by veterinary students in the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) and how this model helped in facilitating the acquisition of basic veterinary dental skills and knowledge associated with routine...

Author(s)
Lumbis, R. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Mining the gold': finding allelic variants for improved crop conservation and use.

This paper discusses the use of new theories and technologies for conservation of plant genetic resources.

Author(s)
Kresovich, S.; Luongo, A. J.; Schloss, S. J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995229)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'My heart wouldn't accept the advice': paths to self and community in Alevi poetry.

This chapter deals with the Alevi population, Turkey's largest religious minority. The chapter takes the reader on a journey through the works of three poets with the strongest influence on current Alevi culture (Shah Ismail, Pir Sultan Abdal and Kul Himmet) as a historical and cultural guide for...

Author(s)
Carspecken, L.; Özdoğan, Z.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'No better than a band-aid for a bullet wound!': the effectiveness of tourism codes of conduct.

This chapter provides a summary of the aims of and rationale for tourism codes and presents examples of visitor, host and industry codes. Several issues are raised with regard to the use and effectiveness of tourism codes, particularly in the area of ecotourism. These issues include: lack of...

Author(s)
Mason, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932374)
Type
Book chapter

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