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Cover for Pilgrimage and historical tourism on West Java: learning about history.

This chapter provides a broad introduction to pilgrimage on Java. The aim is to familiarize the reader with Javanese traditions of learning about self and society through travel. To illustrate this, the ethnographic focus is on a group of pilgrims who visit the sacred site of a local ancestor to...

Author(s)
Hellman, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From local to global (and back): towards glocal ethnographies of cultural tourism.

This chapter focuses on tour guides as key vehicles through which local-to-global flows are articulated. Understanding how and why these cultural mediators create, negotiate and transform the meanings of cultural heritage for tourists and local people reveals new insights about how processes of...

Author(s)
Salazar, N. B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Living in hope: tourism and poverty alleviation in Flores?

This chapter presents findings from a longitudinal (1989-2005) ethnographic study on Ngadha, Flores, Indonesia. It analyses why, despite impressive natural and cultural resources, tourism has done very little to alleviate poverty in the area. The evidence suggests that cultural reasons, local...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934255)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Action ethnography: using participant observation.

This chapter examines the methods used by an anthropologist to produce an action ethnography of tourism, i.e. an ethnography of tourism that is useful to the subject population. Following a brief introduction to action ethnography and participant observation, this chapter examines how the...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999968)
Type
Book chapter