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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 Managing religious tourism.

This book endeavours to put forward a toolkit that will aid positive outcomes in religious tourism management, drawing on case studies from multiple countries and regions. This book is divided into three main sections. The first deals with the theoretical aspects of managing sacred sites; the...

Author(s)
Griffiths, M.; Wiltshier, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
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 Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Activities Management: a 21st century toolkit.

This book was conceived as a reader for many aspects of adventure tourism management. Part I (chapters 1-11) deals with definitions of adventure tourism, the globalization of adventure tourism, adventure tourism research, the customer profile, product development, management issues, risk and safety ...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The challenges of sustainable food systems where food security meets sustainability - what are countries doing?

The evolutionary history of the concepts of food security (FS) and sustainability have run in parallel for many years. After the food crisis of 2008, stability was added to definition of FS as a short-term time dimension to express the ability to withstand shocks to the food system caused by...

Author(s)
Harper, M.; Shepon, A.; Ohad, N.; Berry, E. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Habitats of halophytes.

Salt-tolerant plants occur all over the world in a number of different ecosystems, ranging from pristine alkaline semi-deserts and mangrove forests; through semi-natural meadows and pastures; to man-made habitats such as the environs of graduation towers; over irrigated arable lands with poor...

Author(s)
Kapler, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
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 The many voices of pilgrimage and reconciliation.

This book offers multiple voices and viewpoints on pilgrimage, covering both spiritual and non-spiritual voyages and in particular the theme of reconciliation in all of its many dimensions. The book has 15 chapters presented in three parts with the following headings: (i) peace, human rights and...

Author(s)
McIntosh, I. S.; Harman, L. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Circling centre, finding our way home: circumambulation pilgrimages around Iona, Mount Tamalpais and labyrinths.

This chapter focuses on contemplative walking as a core pilgrimage practice. By such means, walking becomes a powerful tool in finding one's way home to what the author describes as the centre. The chapter presents an account of labyrinth walks and walking pilgrimages around Mount Tamalpais (Marin...

Author(s)
Pavlinac, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Garden tourism.

This chapter discusses key concepts concerning garden tourism, presents an overview of the number of garden visits worldwide, and discusses the motivations for visiting gardens in the UK, US and Australian contexts. Also discussed are the different market segments in garden tourism, the economic...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Type
Book chapter

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