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Cover for Fighting for the saint: ritual rivalries in traditional pilgrimages.

This chapter analyses a number of local pilgrimages in Provence (France), where excesses and rivalry among the parishioners were evident, to the extent of violent combat, as they fought for the honour of serving the saint. The ritual battles have now become an instrument of tourism development,...

Author(s)
Fournier, L. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Globalizing romani culture: the pilgrimage to the sea in Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (France).

This chapter examines the cult of Saint Sarah in Saintes Maries de la Mer, in the Camargue (France), where the gypsy saint, who is not officially recognized by the Catholic Church, is the subject of strong devotion among Roma communities. Romani pilgrims return each year to pay homage to Sarah at...

Author(s)
Loiseau, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural diversity in a local French pilgrimage.

This chapter describes the Sainte-Solange pilgrimage in the Berry region of France, focusing particularly on specifically Portuguese-related practices in order to understand their role. The chapter also describes how the participants have become more diverse, and particularly how the local clergy...

Author(s)
Etienne, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mixing sport and religion in the landes area of France.

This chapter explores how certain features of Landes (France) offer a surprising connection between religion and sport, manifested through sites such as the 'Chapel of Our Lady of Rugby' at Larrivière-Saint-Savin, the 'Chapel of Our Lady of the Course Landaise' in Bascons and the 'Chapel of Our...

Author(s)
Lamothe, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter