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Cover for Contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage in the (post-)modern world, particularly focusing on changes that have taken place in pilgrimage travel due to the 'democratisation of travel' and the use of pilgrimage and pilgrim as a metaphor to describe other...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Timothy DallenJ.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and development: from development theory to globalization.

This chapter explores the relationship of tourism to development. The emergence of development theory, tourism as viewed through the lens of development theory, and the globalization perspective are discussed.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
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 Religious tourism and sacred sites in Asia.

This chapter offers an introduction to religion, religious tourism and pilgrimage in Asia and outlines eight themes in relation to the changing face of religion in the world as identified by geographer Stanley Brunn. These are presented and considered here to illustrate the challenges facing...

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Raj, R.; Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious pilgrimage routes and trails as driving forces for sustainable local development.

This chapter analyses religious itineraries and pilgrimage routes as 'glocal' phenomena, characterized that is by a natural interface between the local and the global. It describes them as a driver of sustainable development above all in rural and/or marginal areas. After a short discussion of the...

Author(s)
Trono, A.; Castronuovo, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion.

This chapter brings together some concluding observations on the individual chapters and their overall contributions, particularly on the themes of: (1) contemporary pilgrimages in specific local circumstances; and (2) the creation of dynamics that expand cults to other places.

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Giacalone, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Globalizing romani culture: the pilgrimage to the sea in Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (France).

This chapter examines the cult of Saint Sarah in Saintes Maries de la Mer, in the Camargue (France), where the gypsy saint, who is not officially recognized by the Catholic Church, is the subject of strong devotion among Roma communities. Romani pilgrims return each year to pay homage to Sarah at...

Author(s)
Loiseau, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction: local identity and transnational cults.

This chapter contextualizes the book with a reflection on pilgrimage studies and their evolution in European literature. Following this, it outlines the book's overall structure and details the contributions of the various authors.

Author(s)
Giacalone, F.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Local identities and transnational cults within Europe.

This book is primarily derived from the proceedings of a meeting of Francophone anthropologists, the XXVIII Colloque Eurethno du Conseil d'Europe, on the theme of pilgrimage in Europe, which was held in Perugia and Assisi in 2014. As such, the publication of these papers in English brings to the...

Author(s)
Giacalone, F.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book
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Cover for A theoretical approach to mass tourism in Italy.

This chapter focuses on mass tourism in Italy. First, it considers the leisure policies during Fascism, a period which was fundamental to the introduction of mass tourism in Italy. Secondly, it examines the boom from the 1950s to the 1970s, showing how mass tourism became the dominant model, and...

Author(s)
Savelli, A.; Manella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter

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