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Cover for Dark tourism and pilgrimage.

This volume is an eclectic multidisciplinary collection of essays related to the interconnections between dark tourism and pilgrimage travel. It focuses on dark tourism sites as pilgrimage destinations, dark tourists as pilgrims, and pilgrimage as a form of dark tourism. Theories and histories of...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Korstanje, M. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Negotiating the intersections between dark tourism and pilgrimage.

This chapter discusses some of the interconnections between dark tourism and pilgrimage/religious travel within the following four themes: (1) dark tourism and pilgrimage as heritage; (2) dark tourism and pilgrimage as a mechanism of resilience; (3) dark tourism and pilgrimage as a mediator between ...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Is the 'dark' still dark? The evolution of dark tourism and pilgrimage destinations.

This chapter outlines the historical transformation of dark tourism sites from the premodern era to the present. This is done through discussing the idea of sacred journeys through pilgrimage and dark tourism. The chapter also examines the growth of dark tourism through different historical phases, ...

Author(s)
Bİdecİ, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recreating the dead: darkest tourism and pilgrimage in Mormon Handcart pioneer trek re-enactments.

This chapter examines how leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints utilize pioneer re-enactment and their dark history to develop collective and individual religious identities among adherents in different parts of the world. The chapter explores a model of how individuals within...

Author(s)
Hartley-Moore, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dark visits.

The author of this chapter takes readers on a personal autobiographical journey and discusses his pilgrimages to dark sites, arguing that how a person frames dark tourism events and their distance from these events can lead to different experiences.

Author(s)
Newton, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Interpreting the sacred in dark tourism.

This chapter looks at social constructions of pilgrimage and dark tourism sites through examining death-related rituals in the city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. In doing so, it investigates how tourists engage with and understand sacred spaces through examining ontological, phenomenological...

Author(s)
Nitasha Sharma
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The convergence of dark tourism and pilgrimage tourism: the case of Phnom Sampeau, Cambodia.

The purpose of this chapter is to examine the relationship between dark tourism and pilgrimage tourism and determine whether both are the same. After discussing the convergence of dark tourism and pilgrimage tourism, the chapter focuses on how these phenomena are manifested in a south-east Asian...

Author(s)
Tan, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pilgrimages to terror: the role of heritage in dark sites.

This chapter explores the limitations and caveats framed into the specialized literature on tourism and terrorism, focusing particularly on the capacity of terrorism to produce what is termed 'thanatopsis', or contemplations of death, which is the main commodity or experience at dark-related sites. ...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Howie, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From burial spaces to pilgrimage sites: the changing role of European cemeteries.

This chapter examines the role of military cemeteries and their relationship to pilgrimage and tourism. In particular, focus is given to the element of scale, with cemeteries being viewed as individual pilgrimage sites, pilgrimage destinations, or one of several cemeteries along a pilgrimage...

Author(s)
Pliberšek, L.; Basle, N.; Lebe, S. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The sublime darker heritage tourism aspects at St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta.

This chapter examines the history and death-/memoria-related architecture and design of St John's Co-Cathedral in Malta. Its death-related art and architecture in the form of human bones and skulls, sepulchral monuments and burial slabs are examined, before discussing the relationship St John's has ...

Author(s)
Munro, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter

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