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Cover for Travelling against time: flemish authors travelling to Italy in the interwar period.

This chapter focuses on literary accounts of journeys to Italy, published as books, by Flemish authors who visited fascist Italy in the interwar period. It explores how their travelogues relate to a long tradition of cultural depictions of the country and to the political reality of those days.

Author(s)
Sintobin, T. M. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food and wine tourism best practice: case studies from around the world.

This chapter looks at a selection of food and wine enterprises that have successfully incorporated tourism hospitality into their product. The case studies offer many new ideas to help plan, develop and organize tours to welcome visitors to wineries, farms and other food or wine enterprises. For...

Author(s)
Croce, E.; Perri, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391278)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Olfactory enrichment in dogs: possible new applications.

Author(s)
Uccheddu, S.; Schoelynk, S.; Sannen, A.; Vervaecke, H.; Arnouts, H.; Rufo, J. G.; Mariti, C.; Gazzano, A.; Haverbeke, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Association between catecholaminergic genes and impulsivity in dogs.

Author(s)
Colsoulle, C.; Matroule, J. Y.; Copine, J.; Bihin, B.; Depiereux, E.; Diederich, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Wood-pastures in Europe.

This chapter provides a brief general historical overview of wood-pastures in Europe, and then look at how societies viewed and managed wood-pastures in different periods, and at the changing social, economic and cultural values attributed to wood-pastures. The chapter highlights the recent fate of ...

Author(s)
Hartel, T.; Plieninger, T.; Varga, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, transformation and urban ethnic communities: the case of Matonge, Brussels.

This chapter examines the transformation of the Matonge quarter (Brussels, Belgium) and its community and the extent to which two types of tourist groups, African 'intern' and Western 'extern', impact the host community members. The impact of extern tourism on the host community is not considered...

Author(s)
Diekmann, A.; Cloquet, I.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643922)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Durable cisgenic resistance to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora infestans</i> in potato, and perspectives for applications in Africa.

Late blight caused by Phytophthora infestans is a major constraint in potato production. A promising strategy to combat late blight in potato is to combine different resistance genes to achieve durable resistance. Resistance genes from wild relatives can be introduced by breeding or by...

Author(s)
Gheysen, G.; Heremans, B.; Droogenbroeck, B. van; Custers, R.; Vossen, J. H.; Visser, R. G. F.; Jacobsen, E.; Hutten, R.; Haverkort, A. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Historic sites: case studies of three battlefields.

This chapter presents three case studies of battlefield sites: Gettysburg, Virginia, USA; Culloden, Scotland, UK; and Waterloo, Belgium. Heritage interpretation and management at these sites are evaluated.

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cases.

This chapter reviews several incidents of food contamination with toxic substances, including relevant background scenario and mitigation measures and management. These incidents include the Spanish toxic oil syndrome, the Belgium dioxin and PCB food incident, the Irish dioxin food incident, the...

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Brussels: a multilayered capital city.

This chapter discusses the multi-layered nature of Brussels as a capital city. It notes the complexity of the city (with no fewer than five capital city functions including that of the Belgian nation and the EU). It outlines the missed opportunities to better capitalize on the capital dimension of...

Author(s)
Jansen-Verbeke, M.; Govers, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935467)
Type
Book chapter

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