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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 Lost in the sea of trees: Japan's Aokigahara, suicide and dark tourism.

This chapter discusses the motivations and impulses that draw tourists to Aokigahara or the Suicide Forest in Japan and looks at issues related to individual intents to visit and cultural responses to this dark pilgrimage. Three specific examples of pilgrimage and dark tourism engagement with...

Author(s)
Burger, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Minamata disease and methylmercury exposure.

Two outbreaks of Minamata disease were observed mainly during the 1950s and mid-1970s, which was an era of rapid economic growth in Japan. In both cases, a large amount of methylmercury was discarded into the sea and rivers after secondary generation in acetaldehyde-synthesizing factories. Serious...

Author(s)
Hachiya, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In focus 1. Overtourism is invading Kyoto.

The case of the city of Kyoto (Japan) is presented to underline how dramatic increases in tourism over recent years are playing out. Like most destinations undergoing rapid growth, the development of supporting infrastructure and services has failed to keep pace with growing visitation. In Kyoto,...

Author(s)
Abe, D.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Heritage management and conservation activities at World Heritage Sites.

This chapter indicates that 'postmodernism' and 'globalization' are essential phenomena when examining heritage management and conservation activities at World Heritage sites (WHSs). The reality of heritage management and conservation activities at WHSs is examined in relation to philosophy and...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The sociocultural impacts of World Heritage Site designation on local communities.

This chapter discusses the sociocultural impacts of tourism generally before focusing on the sociocultural impacts of World Heritage status and tourism at World Heritage sites (WHSs). Changes in social pathology, congestion and privacy, community 'feel' and 'spirit', level of heritage conservation, ...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The environmental impacts of World Heritage Site designation on local communities.

This chapter illustrates the main impacts of tourism on the natural and built environments generally before focusing on the environmental impacts of World Heritage status and tourism at World Heritage sites (WHSs). The threats of invasive species, poaching, dams, and climate change in natural WHSs...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fukushima nuclear accident: potential health effects inferred from butterfly and human cases.

Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant released massive amounts of radioactive materials in 2011, resulting in environmental pollution in the Tohoku-Kanto districts of Japan. Biological effects of this nuclear accident have been examined using the pale grass blue butterfly, Zizeeria maha, as an...

Author(s)
Otaki, J. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aims and principles of organic poultry production.

A review on the international guidelines, regulations and standards of poultry feeding was presented in this chapter highlighting its impact on national standards in Europe, Asia, Latin America, North America, USA as well as in developing countries. From the regulations and principles its clear...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Shikoku pilgrimage: popularity and the pilgrim's transaction.

This chapter uses the Shikoku pilgrimage in Japan to describe and analyse the importance of pilgrimage transactions for pilgrimage development. It is argued that pilgrims' transactions are central to the heritage identity and management of successful modern pilgrimage, as well as significant for...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter

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