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Cover for Looking east but learning from the west: mass tourism and emerging nations.

This chapter compares the emergence of domestic mass tourism in 19th century England and international mass tourism in the post-1945 period with the later rise of mass tourism in East Asia, notably Japan and China, and suggests that while there were some differences, the processes were broadly...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourists, mobilities and paradigms.

This chapter establishes that the term 'paradigm' is inappropriately applied to tourism perspectives, which – despite claims to the contrary – have not been dominated by 'the discourse of authenticity'; rather, concepts initially developed by Western scholars studying Western tourism have...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Production and growing regions.

This chapter focuses on pomegranate production and growing regions in Iran, India, China, Spain, Turkey, Afghanistan, Egypt, USA, Azerbaijan, Tunisia, Morocco, Italy, Greece, Israel, Portugal, Albania, Southern Hemisphere, Peru, South Africa, Chile and Australia.

Author(s)
Ferrara, G.; Selahvarzi, Y.; Ahmadpourmir, H.; Mazzeo, A.; Giancaspro, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World pomegranate cultivars.

This chapter provides information on the important and more famous cultivars of countries that are major pomegranate origins, producers and exporters. Countries included are Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, Egypt, Greece, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey and USA.

Author(s)
Chater, J. M.; Yavari, A.; Sarkhosh, A.; Jia, Z.; Merhaut, D. J.; Preece, J. E.; Cossio, F.; Qin, G.; Liu, C.; Li, J.; Shilpa, P.; Babu, K. D.; Sharma, J.; Yilmaz, C.; Bartual, J.; Mustafayeva, Z.; Saeedi, M. A.; Awd, N. A.; Moersfelder, J.; Hou, L.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
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 Environmental regulations in China.

China is undergoing economic, social and environmental change that is unprecedented for any nation at any time in world history. To tackle these challenges, the environmental laws that China has enacted over the past 30 years are being strengthened, and new environmental regulations and standards...

Author(s)
He, G. Z.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Worldwide strawberry industry.

This chapter provides information on the major strawberry-producing countries, such as China, USA, Mexico, Egypt, Turkey and Spain, among others. The various cultivation characteristics and popular cultivars used in these major strawberry-producing countries are also presented.

Author(s)
Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242270)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism development at World Heritage Sites.

This chapter first examines tourism development by each pillar (economic, sociocultural and environmental) of the triple bottom line of sustainability. It then explores tourism development specifically at World Heritage sites (WHSs) in terms of the host and guest sides of tourism. A brief case...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Megacities of developing countries.

More than half of the world's population now lives in urban areas of the developing world. It is predicted that by 2030 there will be 41 megacities in the world and most of these megacities will be located in developing countries. Urban air pollution in most of the megacities (with a population of...

Author(s)
Arti Choudhary; Manisha Gaur; Anuradha Shukla
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for China's road to a nutrition-driven agricultural and food system.

This chapter discusses the linkages between agriculture, food, and nutrition in China. It begins with an overview of existing nutrition governance and policies, followed by a discussion of the major research progress on agriculture and nutrition links in recent years. The chapter then identifies...

Author(s)
Chen, K.; Wang, Z.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter

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