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Cover for Literary tourism: theories, practice and case studies.

The main aim of this book is to provide a broad view of the issues surrounding literary tourism and to provide a theoretical and practical guide to how literary tourism is evolving and affecting the current Western tourism market. Its scope encompasses a wide array of narratives, ranging from the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.; Lund, L. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book
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Cover for Temperate agroforestry systems.

This second edition of the book contains 12 chapters, which aims to: (1) to update existing chapters with the tremendous advances in temperate agroforestry knowledge that have come to light in the last 20 years; and (2) if possible, to add new global regional examples of temperate agroforestry....

Author(s)
Gordon, A. M.; Newman, S. M.; Coleman, B. R. W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book
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Cover for British and Irish butterflies: an island perspective.

This book provides a brief overview of the fast developing research on the butterflies of the islands over the past 20 years. The first three chapters introduce basic topics in island biogeography, past environments and aspects of butterfly biology and study. Chapters 4 to 6 drop down in scale from ...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
Book
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Cover for Basics of island biogeography.

This book investigates the biogeography of butterfly species over the British islands, particularly the factors that influence their presence on the islands and that have made each island's butterfly fauna distinctive. It contains a full log of records of species on the islands and much supporting...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Island associations and species affinities: geographical influences.

In this chapter, as a first step, a brief overview of all European islands is presented. These present an island biogeography context for the butterfly faunas of the British mainland and Ireland, the two micro-continents, which act as key sources of species for the host of surrounding satellite...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The European protected areas approach to organizing ecotourism: a study of benchmark protected areas.

This chapter presents a multiple case study analysis to corroborate the role of strategic and participatory approaches for ecotourism development within protected areas. Three protected areas were selected: the Alpi Marittime Regional Park (Italy), the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley area of...

Author(s)
Niccolini, F.; Cavallini, I.; Giannini, M.; Contini, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural enterprise business development in the developed world.

This chapter provides an overview of rural business development in the developed world, offering UK, US and European perspectives on the development of rural tourism enterprises, including farm tourism and culinary tourism. The chapter illustrates the importance of public funding to the development ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Murray, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage policy management: between shrine strategy and ritual improvisation.

This chapter challenges conventional models of managing pilgrimage sites in the West, which often see administrators and managers as needing to 'protect' the sacred from tourists who lack the knowledge to engage in appropriate ways with the shrine and its environs. In addition, it is often assumed...

Author(s)
Coleman, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effects of both genetics and previous experience on livestock behaviour, handling and temperament.

Both genetics and previous experiences with handling will have an effect on the behaviour of cattle, sheep, pigs and other livestock. Cattle that become agitated in squeeze chutes or run out quickly (exit speed) have lower productivity and higher physiological measures of stress. There are...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer perceptions of poultry meat and eggs: bridging the gap between public perceptions and reality.

This chapter discusses the European market for poultry meat and eggs and presents a case study on the UK poultry industry which highlights: UK production and UK consumer perceptions of poultry meat and eggs. Topics on animal welfare, food safety, and bridging the gap between public perception and...

Author(s)
Parrott, P.; Walley, K.; Clarke, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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