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Religious pilgrimage routes and trails: sustainable development and management.

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Through a combination of theoretical and case-study chapters, this volume focuses on religious routes and trails in terms of their spiritual, cultural and economic meanings, and considers the opportunities and challenges arising from their recent increase in popularity. The book is divided into three sections. Part I (chapters 1-5) deals with conceptual and practical issues related to religious pilgrimage routes and trails in terms of sustainable local development, regional economic development, heritage identity and management, and environment and sustainability. Part II (chapters 6-19) focuses on case studies related to religious pilgrimage routes and trails from different regions around the world. In Part III, chapter 20 concludes the volume by focusing on the ways in which pilgrimage and religious tourism along religious pilgrimage routes and trails can continue to add to expressions of regional identity and opportunities for regional development. The book includes a list of discussion points and a subject index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Pilgrimage trails and routes: the journey from the past to the present. Author(s): Olsen, D. H. Trono, A. Fidgeon, P. R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Religious pilgrimage routes and trails as driving forces for sustainable local development. Author(s): Trono, A. Castronuovo, V.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 27) Cultural routes: tourist destinations and tools for development. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 38) The role of heritage tourism in the management and promotion of pilgrimage trails and routes. Author(s): Boyd, S. W.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 49) Environment and sustainability as related to religious pilgrimage routes and trails. Author(s): Trombino, G. Trono, A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 61) The European cultural route of Saint Martin of Tours. Author(s): Afferni, R. Ferrario, C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 72) The Camino de Santiago de Compostela: the most important historic pilgrimage way in Europe. Author(s): Lois-González, R. C. Santos, X. M. Romero, P. T. Z.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 88) The holy grail route: mystic routes and activities to improve local tourism. Author(s): Fidgeon, P. R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 102) Religious pilgrimage routes in the baltic countries: history and perspectives. Author(s): Liutikas, D.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 114) Experiencing religious pilgrimage in Malta. Author(s): Zammit, V.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 122) Pilgrimage routes from Central Europe and Scandinavia towards Jerusalem and Santiago de Compostela. Author(s): Duda, T.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 138) The ways to Jerusalem: maritime, cultural and pilgrimage routes. Author(s): Trono, A. Imperiale, M. L.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 150) Palkhi: a moving sacred town. Author(s): Shinde, K. A.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 167) Kashi and Cosmos, India: the pilgrimage circuit of the Panchakroshi Yatra. Author(s): Singh, R. P. B. Rana, P. S.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 180) Pilgrimage to Mount Bromo, Indonesia. Author(s): Choe JaeYeon Hitchcock, M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 196) The Shikoku pilgrimage: popularity and the pilgrim's transaction. Author(s): Wilkinson, G.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 210) Challenges facing the sustainable development of slave trade routes and trails in Cameroon. Author(s): Enongene, V. Griffin, K.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 220) The Talpa de Allende pilgrimage trail. Author(s): Olsen, D. H. Sánchez, R. E.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 234) Pilgrimage and identity along the mormon trail. Author(s): Olsen, D. H. Hill, B. J.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 247) Pilgrimage trails and routes: journeys from the present to the future. Author(s): Trono, A. Olsen, D. H.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Geography, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84660, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2018
  • ISBN
  • 9781786390271
  • Record Number
  • 20183195526