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Cover for Introduction: local identity and transnational cults.

This chapter contextualizes the book with a reflection on pilgrimage studies and their evolution in European literature. Following this, it outlines the book's overall structure and details the contributions of the various authors.

Author(s)
Giacalone, F.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusion.

This chapter brings together some concluding observations on the individual chapters and their overall contributions, particularly on the themes of: (1) contemporary pilgrimages in specific local circumstances; and (2) the creation of dynamics that expand cults to other places.

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Giacalone, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious tourism and sacred sites in Asia.

This chapter offers an introduction to religion, religious tourism and pilgrimage in Asia and outlines eight themes in relation to the changing face of religion in the world as identified by geographer Stanley Brunn. These are presented and considered here to illustrate the challenges facing...

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Raj, R.; Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Local identities and transnational cults within Europe.

This book is primarily derived from the proceedings of a meeting of Francophone anthropologists, the XXVIII Colloque Eurethno du Conseil d'Europe, on the theme of pilgrimage in Europe, which was held in Perugia and Assisi in 2014. As such, the publication of these papers in English brings to the...

Author(s)
Giacalone, F.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The globalization of pilgrimage tourism? Some thoughts from Ireland.

This chapter initially considers the problematic nature of religious and pilgrimage travel as part of the tourism industry, and within an Irish context presents patterns and typologies of pilgrimage, focusing on the pilgrim who travels for religious and spiritual reasons. The chapter cites the work ...

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Music, money and movement.

This chapter focuses on the global role of performed music as a cultural resource that has historically adapted to new geographical locations, assimilating the cultural and musical nuances of that location. It explores the community dynamic and relationships within performed music and its patterns...

Author(s)
Clarke, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter