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Cover for Strategies of nations, regions and local bodies.

This chapter looks at tourism route development from the viewpoint of the public sector - the agents of national, regional and local government. It explains how routes are seen as a way of distributing value across a destination, and uses examples from Peru and New Mexico to illustrate how...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tuberous-rooted chervil.

Tuberous-rooted chervil, Chaerophyllum bulbosum, has been collected in the wild and used as a food since antiquity. The crop was first described in Austria in 1601. After realizing success as a crop during the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries, particularly in France and Germany, it was...

Author(s)
Briard, M.; Clerc, V. le; Huet, S.; Granger, J.; Geoffriau, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Large luxury and tiny grandeur: the principality of Monaco.

This chapter describes the unique relationship between Monaco and France, as well as between Monaco and the rest of Europe and how these pertain to tourism. It examines the microstate's unique geographical and social characteristics and its unique tourism products that derive from its small size,...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Correlations, trends and realities in the European agri-food model.

The previous chapter presents a cluster analysis of 24 European countries in the years 2006, 2009 and 2015 according to the four variables of animal production, vegetal production, total labour force input in the agri-food sector, and gross value added in the agri-food sector. In order to analyse...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism diversification in the development of French ski resorts.

This chapter addresses the developments in tourism governance, along with the characteristics and processes that define tourism governance. In particular, it aims (i) to understand, in the French Alps context, how the organization of tourism destinations will evolve, due to both the diversification ...

Author(s)
Achin, C.; George, E.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism: lost in transition? The process of transformation and inertia of the ski industry and places in the French Alps.

This chapter refers to long-term observations and research carried out in different touristic environments in the French Alps over the past 30 years. Focusing on the dilemmas and challenges of tourism policy and engineering facing climate and cultural change, it examines and discusses the processes ...

Author(s)
Bourdeau, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The experience of medieval pilgrims on the route to Santiago de Compostela, Spain: evidence from the 12th-century <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pilgrim's Guide</i>.

The dramatic rise in popularity of the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in the 11th and 12th centuries is reflected in the 12th-century Pilgrim's Guide, which provides information about shrines to visit and the experiences of pilgrims along the four main routes through France and northern Spain ...

Author(s)
Garton, T.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Medieval pilgrims in modern times: Buñuel's <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">The Milky Way</i>.

Luis Buñuel's surrealist film The Milky Way (1969) is posited as a modern pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, and it is most often evaluated according to its thematic content or its filmic structure. The film follows two modern pilgrims, Pierre and Jean, as they make their way from Paris to...

Author(s)
Smith, A. T.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Application of pesticides.

Attention to pesticide application has been limited compared with the huge investments seeking new chemicals. In the earliest attempts to apply a pesticide, the spray liquid was simply allowed to flow by gravity from a knapsack tank through a hose to a 'sprinkler' held above the crop. Once Bordeaux ...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fighting for the saint: ritual rivalries in traditional pilgrimages.

This chapter analyses a number of local pilgrimages in Provence (France), where excesses and rivalry among the parishioners were evident, to the extent of violent combat, as they fought for the honour of serving the saint. The ritual battles have now become an instrument of tourism development,...

Author(s)
Fournier, L. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter

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