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Cover for Spread.

This chapter deals with how parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus), with a humble origin in the neotropics, has ended up as a global weed with a pantropical distribution spreading across about 48 countries in the last five to six decades. The chapter specifically deals with the spread pathways...

Author(s)
Asad Shabbir; McConnachie, A.; Adkins, S. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism in the geopolitical construction of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

This chapter sketches classical geopolitical (de)constructions of CEE and the role of tourism as a reflection of changing ideological environments. It looks at Cold War geopolitics and state socialist tourism, as well as the post-communist transformation.

Author(s)
Hall, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In conclusion.

This chapter summarizes the book's contributions on the numerous facets of the tourism-geopolitics nexus in Central and Eastern Europe. A wide range of themes and frameworks for further research are identified.

Author(s)
Hall, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage routes from Central Europe and Scandinavia towards Jerusalem and Santiago de Compostela.

This chapter outlines the historical and modern development of religious pilgrimage routes and trails that have for centuries led pilgrims from Central Europe and Scandinavia to Jerusalem. Based on a detailed inventory and evaluation of sacral buildings, as well as an analysis of source materials...

Author(s)
Duda, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History of cultivation.

This chapter presents the prehitoric evidence, historical and cultural references, as well as the old and new world dissemination of almond cultivation. The modern cultivation of the crop, with emphasis on germplasm evaluation and cultivar and rootstock improvement, is also described, focusing on...

Author(s)
Gradziel, T. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Production and growing regions.

This chapter provides information on almond production in Asia, eastern Europe, Mediterranean countries and New World regions in North and South America and in Australia. General production statistics for the past 60 years are shown, with more detailed data from 2001 to 2010. In the New World...

Author(s)
Gradziel, T. M.; Curtis, R.; Socias i Company, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and geopolitics: issues and concepts from Central and Eastern Europe.

This book examines the many relationships between tourism and geopolitics, with a focus on experiences drawn from Central and Eastern Europe. The main sections of the book pursue the overlapping and interrelated themes of: (1) reconfiguring conceptions and reality, where tourism is set within...

Author(s)
Hall, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The expansion of international hotel groups into central and eastern Europe after 1989 - strategic couplings and local responses.

This chapter combines the lens of geopolitics with the concepts of strategic coupling and path dependence to explain the inability of regional and local institutions in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to facilitate adequately the expansion of international hotel groups into the CEE region in the...

Author(s)
Niewiadomski, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New consumption spaces and cross-border mobilities.

This chapter focuses on consumption practices that have incorporated the crossing of national borders into the everyday lives of local ('near-border') communities. Such practices have changed comprehensively in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) since the late 1980s. Employing examples from Hungary...

Author(s)
Nagy, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of pioneering tour companies.

Focusing on the UK travel firm Regent Holidays, this chapter exemplifies some of the geopolitics behind the role of a select few Western tour companies who, operating on the periphery of business logic, managed to open doors into Central and Eastern Europe and influence Western tourists'...

Author(s)
Taylor, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter

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