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Cover for To own the sacred, to control the people: a case study of the MahāBodhi Temple Complex in Bodhgayā, India.

This chapter uses the Mahābodhi Temple complex, which is both a Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage site, as an example to illustrate the inextricable interrelatedness between a sacred place and identity politics. It also highlights how the religious attention and gaze on historic structures and events...

Author(s)
Joshi, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Irish cultural tourism - case study of policy development.

This chapter highlights how over 300 historic houses and gardens in Ireland provide the focus for a cultural tourism experience, emphasizing the scope for visitors to engage in creative forms of tourism within these locations. In marketing these cultural locations for tourism, it is argued that...

Author(s)
Gorman, C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The cultural tourism sustainability mix applied to the development of contemplative tourism in Limburg, the Netherlands.

This chapter uses the context of the Roman Catholic tradition within the province of Limburg (Netherlands) to demonstrate how a religious site and its buildings can be utilized as a niche cultural tourist product. The chapter highlights the complexity of managing a site that is primarily focused on ...

Author(s)
Munsters, W.; Niesten, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Network of Hungarian rural heritage farmhouses.

This chapter presents an example of built, natural, tangible and intangible cultural preservation using the indispensable contribution of tourism. The chapter specifically reports on a rural research project that focuses on a network of over 400 heritage buildings throughout Hungary. In addition...

Author(s)
Bassa, L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter