Journeys and Destinations: Studies in Travel, Identity, and Meaning

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Alex Norman
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Jul 16, 2013 - Travel - 310 pages
Journeys and Destinations: Studies in Travel, Identity, and Meaning brings together scholarship from diverse fields all focused on either practices of journeying, or destinations to which such journeys lead.

Common across the contributions herein are threads that indicate travel as a core component — as a concept or a practice — of the fabric of identity and meaning.

 

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE
1
CHAPTER TWO
23
CHAPTER THREE
47
CHAPTER FOUR
69
CHAPTER FIVE
87
CHAPTER SIX
109
CHAPTER SEVEN
129
CHAPTER EIGHT
159
CHAPTER NINE
177
CHAPTER TEN
199
CHAPTER ELEVEN
217
CHAPTER TWELVE
243
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
265
CONTRIBUTORS
287
INDEX
293
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About the author (2013)

Alex Norman is a Lecturer in the Department of Studies in Religion, University of Sydney. His book Spiritual Tourism (Continuum 2011) examines the intersection of travel and secular spiritual practice by contemporary Westerners. He is co-editor (with Carole M. Cusack) of the Handbook of New Religions and Cultural Production (Brill 2012). His research interests include tourism and religion, new religious movements, food, photography, and the practice of secular spirituality in the everyday. He hopes to make travel a more thoroughly examined subject in the study of religion.

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