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Cover for Negotiating the intersections between dark tourism and pilgrimage.

This chapter discusses some of the interconnections between dark tourism and pilgrimage/religious travel within the following four themes: (1) dark tourism and pilgrimage as heritage; (2) dark tourism and pilgrimage as a mechanism of resilience; (3) dark tourism and pilgrimage as a mediator between ...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pilgrimage trails and routes: the journey from the past to the present.

Tourism routes and trails, and in particular religious routes and trails, are explained in this chapter, before introducing the content of the book.

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Trono, A.; Fidgeon, P. R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage in the (post-)modern world, particularly focusing on changes that have taken place in pilgrimage travel due to the 'democratisation of travel' and the use of pilgrimage and pilgrim as a metaphor to describe other...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Timothy DallenJ.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dark tourism and pilgrimage.

This volume is an eclectic multidisciplinary collection of essays related to the interconnections between dark tourism and pilgrimage travel. It focuses on dark tourism sites as pilgrimage destinations, dark tourists as pilgrims, and pilgrimage as a form of dark tourism. Theories and histories of...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Korstanje, M. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Interpreting the sacred in dark tourism.

This chapter looks at social constructions of pilgrimage and dark tourism sites through examining death-related rituals in the city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. In doing so, it investigates how tourists engage with and understand sacred spaces through examining ontological, phenomenological...

Author(s)
Nitasha Sharma
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Info
Cover for Religious tourism and the environment.

The purpose of this book is to examine the interrelationships between religion, tourism, and the environment. The 12 chapters included in this volume elaborate on some of the core aspects of a proposed theoretical model of the ecosystem of religious tourism that views 'the environment' of...

Author(s)
Shinde, K. A.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pilgrimage, religious tourism, biodiversity, and natural sacred sites.

This chapter examines the impacts of pilgrimage and religious tourists on natural sacred sites. After discussing the views of the environment held by various religious groups and the tensions between secular and religious modes of environmentalism, definitions and different types of natural sacred...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Beyul</i>: Sherpa perspectives on landscapes characteristics and tourism development in Khumbu (Everest), Nepal.

This chapter examines local residents' perspectives of Nepal's Khumbu (Mt Everest) region and the role of tourism in shaping residents' perspectives of this sacred landscape. This region is believed to be a sacred beyul, or a hidden valley that acts as a refuge, by local Buddhist Sherpas, and has...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.; Mu Yang; La PoHsin
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter

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