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Pilgrimage and political economy : translating the sacred

Author: Simon Coleman; John Eade
Publisher: New York : Berghahn, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pilgrimage has always had a tendency to follow - and sometimes create - trade routes. This volume explores how wider factors behind transnational and global mobility have impacted on pilgrimage activity across the world, and examines the ways in which pilgrimage relates to migration, diaspora, and political cooperation or conflict across nation-states. Furthermore, it brings together case studies that explore forms  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pilgrimage and political economy
New York : Berghahn Books, 2018
(DLC) 2018021815
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Coleman; John Eade
ISBN: 9781785339424 1785339427
OCLC Number: 1035222649
Description: vi, 197 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Pilgrimage and political economy: introduction to a research agenda / Simon Coleman and John Eade --
From the Indian Ganges to a Mauritian lake: Hindu pilgrimage in a 'diasporic' context / Mathieu Claveyrolas --
Transnational courting through Shakyamuni Buddha: Japanese pilgrimage and geographical dowries in North India / David Geary --
Sufism and pilgrimage market: a political economy of a shrine in southern Pakistan / Remy Delage --
Allah always hears the prayers of a traveller: nationalized shrines and transnational imaginaries in Bukhara / Maria Louw --
'Pilgrimage capital' and Bosnian Croat pilgrimage places: Bosnian Croat pilgrimages and transnational ties through time and space / Mario Katic --
Translating Catholic pilgrimage sites into energy grammar: contested spiritual practices in Chartres and Vezelay / Anna Fedele --
A Pentecostal shrine in Mexico : ethnography of migration and pilgrimage / Patricia Fortuny Loret de Mola --
The paths of Saint James in Brazil: body, spirituality and market / Carlos Alberto Steil --
Afterword: going beyond the elusive nature of pilgrimage / Dionigi Albera.
Responsibility: edited by Simon Coleman and John Eade.

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