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Cover for Women, religion and festivals: exploring qualitative dimensions of the role of women in legends behind the celebration of festivals in India.

This chapter employs a qualitative methodology to conceptually argue that just as there is a close connection between religion and festivals, women and festivals are also inseparable. The study seeks to examine how germane women are in the very conception as well as the celebration of the most...

Author(s)
Manpreet Arora
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248661)
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Cover for Fear.

This chapter deals for the most part with the slightly more extreme end of fear among tourists. Therefore, for example, what might be considered the everyday fear inherent in tourist decision-making processes (such as financial risk or time risk) is emphasized less than risk from illness or...

Author(s)
Bowen, D.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391698)
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Cover for First class or coach? Women as tourists and pilgrims, 1888-1928.

The concept of touristic travel developed in the 19th century, when travel in general became more accessible to persons of varying socio-economic status. Travel to a pilgrimage destination could be conceived as both a religious and a touristic journey, but were persons who traveled comfortably to...

Author(s)
Dunn, M.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249392)
Type
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Romeras</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rameras</i>, and Royals: female pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago in medieval and early modern Spain.

In the Codex Calixtinus, Pope Calixtus admonishes false pilgrims for their behaviors while at the same time encouraging "true" or faithful Christians along their journey to the shrine of St. James in Santiago de Compostela. Book V, in particular, provides a detailed guideline as to what pilgrims...

Author(s)
Barlar, S. H.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249392)
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Cover for Sacred queenship: Elizabethan progress entertainments and the memory of pilgrimage.

For female pilgrims, the journey to a Marian shrine such as the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham allowed a connection with the Virgin Mary, the female members of the Holy Family, and the female saints. The English Reformation brought an end to pilgrimage; however, it did not erase the importance of ...

Author(s)
Dunn-Hensley, S.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249392)
Type
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Cover for Feminizing the camino: reimagining pilgrimage for inclusivity.

If, as feminist scholar and activist bell hooks affirms in her volume by the same title, Feminism is for Everybody (2000), then feminism is certainly for pilgrims too. Once a primarily masculine undertaking, walking the Camino de Santiago has become decidedly less gender specific as the number of...

Author(s)
Smith, A. T.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249392)
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Cover for Pilgrimage and piety: alternative paths to the convent.

In the early 1600s, a middle-aged widow named Luisa set out from her small village in Andalusia on a pilgrimage to Rome. On her route towards northern Spain, she stopped in Toledo where she met a Third Order Franciscan laywoman named Mariana de Jesús, renowned for her piety and spiritual visions....

Author(s)
Owens, S. E.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249392)
Type
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Cover for "All you need is faith": Sainte Foy, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">furta sacra</i>, and Saint Mary Magdalene.

As the number of female pilgrims on the Way of Saint James continues to increase in the 21st century, so too does interest in their stories. Women from all strata of society have joined in the community of pilgrims making their way to Compostela since the Middle Ages, actively involving themselves...

Author(s)
Signori, L. F.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249392)
Type
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Cover for Women pilgrimage artists and their lineages.

This chapter, itself a journey, takes readers through the works of numerous women artists who, in working with the concept of travel to sacred sites of pilgrimage, collectively form what I refer to as lineages. The artists utilize a variety of media, including painting (Elena Papanikolakis);...

Author(s)
Rochester, E.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249392)
Type
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Cover for "What one does of necessity": 20th-century Irish women as seasonal migrants and working pilgrims.

Some girls went at 14. From Ireland they left, primarily from counties Galway, Roscommon, Mayo and Donegal. Many walked barefoot until they reached vessels that carried them to the shores of England and Scotland, and from there even farther, to unknown terrains and unfamiliar landscapes. Labeled...

Author(s)
Quinn, E. M.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249392)
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