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Cover for Glastonbury: a tourist town for all seasons.

This paper considers the history and pseudo-history of Glastonbury (England, UK) and its allure for pilgrim-tourists. It examines the 5 visitor groups (Christian pilgrims, Avalonian pilgrims, New Age pilgrims, Glastonbury festivallers, and shopping pilgrims) who lay claim to the use of the tourist...

Author(s)
Digance, J.; Cusack, C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Let us be human: Wittgenstein and philosophical pilgrimage.

This chapter focuses on visits to sites associated with the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, including his grave in Cambridge, the Norwegian village of Skjolden and the isolated Austrian village of Trattenbach. It is argued that these journeys belong to a distinct genre of pilgrimage,...

Author(s)
Sayre, P. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage policy management: between shrine strategy and ritual improvisation.

This chapter challenges conventional models of managing pilgrimage sites in the West, which often see administrators and managers as needing to 'protect' the sacred from tourists who lack the knowledge to engage in appropriate ways with the shrine and its environs. In addition, it is often assumed...

Author(s)
Coleman, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spiritual and religious tourism: motivations and management.

This book provides insights into the development and management of sacred journeys, and the varying motivations for undertaking such journeys. The book is divided into three distinct parts. Part 1 aims to contribute towards the development of theoretical perspectives in the field. Part 2 undertakes ...

Author(s)
Dowson, R.; Yaqub, M. J.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book
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Cover for Walking the way of St James: spiritual journeys to the cathedrals of sport.

This chapter examines the emergence of secular pilgrimages by the serious leisure-inspired English football pilgrim. The chapter focuses on the connections of pilgrimage to topophilia and nostalgia-driven heritage sport tourism. An evocative autoethnographic vignette is presented, inspired by the...

Author(s)
Wright, R. K.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter