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Cover for Netnography.

This chapter introduces a relatively new tool used in tourism research: netnography. Netnography follows some fairly well-defined methodological steps: entrée, data collection and analysis, interpretation, research ethics and checks. The chapter outlines these steps as well as the uses and...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648873)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Meshworks, entanglements and presencing absence: pilgrimages, eastern Free State-style.

Scholars working from a culturalistic position are adamant that people give meaning and make meaning; they inscribe on to what Ingold (2010b, p. 126) calls hard surfaces the cognitive and symbolic ascriptions needed to construct social reality. Two foundational assumptions underpinning this...

Author(s)
Plooy, S. du
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrim writers in dialogue.

Since the end of the last century, the Camino to Santiago de Compostela has become one of the most prominent manifestations of contemporary Western pilgrimage. The rapid increase in pilgrim numbers has led to a rapidly increasing number of pilgrim narratives. These stories, both on and by pilgrims, ...

Author(s)
Beek, S. van der
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 Richard Burton: disguise as journey to the self and beyond.

This chapter interrogates the act of pilgrimage as undertaken by the celebrated British Haji, Richard Burton, in 1853, and recounted in the Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina, a work he penned shortly after. What motivated Burton to undertake such an enterprise? Glory?...

Author(s)
Aateka Khan
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage and historical tourism on West Java: learning about history.

This chapter provides a broad introduction to pilgrimage on Java. The aim is to familiarize the reader with Javanese traditions of learning about self and society through travel. To illustrate this, the ethnographic focus is on a group of pilgrims who visit the sacred site of a local ancestor to...

Author(s)
Hellman, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
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 An ethnology of the foreign traveller to the shrine of St Nicholas of Bari, Italy.

This chapter brings to light the transnational nature of the cult of St Nicholas of Bari (Italy), which attracts Catholic and Orthodox pilgrims (Italians and Slavs), due to the particular appeal of the saint, a native of Myra. The analysis highlights the perspective of a French 'foreign traveller'...

Author(s)
Julliard, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Practical tourism research.

This textbook outlines the concepts and tools essential to understand, manage, and conduct tourism research. After some reflections on the nature of tourism research in chapter 1, attention is given to the planning of a research project in chapter 2. Chapters 3-5 move on to the practical details of ...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648873)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Travel for education: a force for peace and cross-cultural understanding?

This chapter illustrates the transformational potential of educational tourism by reporting on the findings of an ethnographic study that examines international students' adjustment in the UK. The chapter shows an initial enthusiasm for cross-cultural contact that enhanced students' cultural...

Author(s)
Brown, L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642093)
Type
Book chapter

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