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Cover for Looking east but learning from the west: mass tourism and emerging nations.

This chapter compares the emergence of domestic mass tourism in 19th century England and international mass tourism in the post-1945 period with the later rise of mass tourism in East Asia, notably Japan and China, and suggests that while there were some differences, the processes were broadly...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visionaries - a concept is born: the philosophy of genetic conservation.

The history, creation and role of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) in the conservation of rare and endangered livestock breeds in the UK and the rest of the world are described.

Author(s)
Alderson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247114)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The epidemiology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> infection in cattle.

This chapter presents some of the historic epidemiological data on the epidemiology of Myobacterium bovis in cattle, including the life history of infection and routes of transmission of M. bovis within herds, data from unmanaged herds endemically infected with bovine tuberculosis, the implications ...

Author(s)
Conlan, A. J. K.; Wood, J. L. N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lady Park Wood and its history.

This chapter describes Lady Park Wood in the UK, details on the physical environment; soils; stand composition and ground vegetation, are given. Further, the history, including prehistory and archaeology of the wood is also explored.

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mass tourism in a small world.

This book covers (i) theoretical perspectives on mass tourism (including ethics, political economy, sustainability and environmentalism); (ii) the historical context of mass tourism development, particularly in the UK; and (iii) the current challenges to mass tourism and its future trends. Case...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book
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Cover for The dynamics of tourism development in Britain: the profit motive and that 'curious' alliance of private capital and the local state.

This chapter presents an account of 19th-century tourism development in Britain by revisiting Pimlott's (1947) The Englishman's Holiday: A Social History. In particular, the chapter looks at Pimlott's demand and supply model of tourism development, elucidating upon its key characteristics and its...

Author(s)
Heeley, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From holiday camps to the all-inclusive: the 'Butlinization' of tourism.

This chapter shows how the operational principles of Billy Butlin, a key player in providing tourism for the masses in British holiday camps in the 1930s, are reflected in more recent forms of all-inclusive tourism, including cruise holidays and all-inclusive beach resorts in the Caribbean. Key to...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Decline beside the seaside: British seaside resorts and declinism.

This chapter presents an account of post-1970s British seaside resorts, and their depiction in film and print, revealing a narrative and perception of 'declinism' only partly confirmed by the realities. In considering the experiences of British seaside resorts, this chapter melds the historical,...

Author(s)
Farr, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Europe's changing woods and forests: from wildwood to managed landscapes.

This book brings together information about Europe's forests and how they have developed since the last Ice Age. The first part (Chapters 1-4) gives an overview of Europe's woods and forests in space and over time; the second part (Chapters 5-9) looks at how they have been managed; the third part...

Author(s)
Kirby, K. J.; Watkins, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book
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Cover for Woodland history in the British Isles - an interaction of environmental and cultural forces.

This chapter provides the outline of British woodland history and discusses the historical stages and processes of change. The chapter also describes the traditional and improved woodland management, as well as revival and restoration of native woodland, and enumerates some consequences of...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter

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