Local Identities and Transnational Cults within Europe

Local Identities and Transnational Cults within Europe


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786392527
Publisher: CAB International North America
Publication date: 07/31/2018
Series: CABI Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage Series
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x (h) x (d)

About the Author

Fiorella Giacalone is an Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology in the Department of Political Science, University of Perugia (Italy). She has taught at the universities of Florianopolis (Brazil), Valladolid (Spain), Paris, and Marrakech (Morocco). She has published 7 books and 70 essays in books and Italian and foreign scientific reviews.

Kevin A. Griffin is at the Dublin Institute of Technology.

Table of Contents

Part 1: From Local to International, the Development of Devotion
1: Introduction: Local Identity and Transnational Cults
2: Continuity from Local Cult to ‘Accepted’ Ritual
3: Developing Pilgrimage Itineraries: The Way of St Francis in Umbria as Case in Point
4: Pilgrimage, Religious Tourism and Heritage in Calabria
5: Fighting for the Saint: Ritual Rivalries in Traditional Pilgrimages

Part 2: Popular Pilgrimage Development
6: Chinese Migrations and Pilgrimages around Prato (Italy) and Wenzhou (China)
7: Globalizing Romani Culture: The Pilgrimage to the Sea in Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (France)
8: The Cult of Señor de los Milagros of Peruvians in Italy
9: Cultural Diversity in a Local French Pilgrimage
10: Mixing Sport and Religion in the Landes Area of France
11: An Ethnology of the Foreign Traveller to the Shrine of St Nicholas of Bari, Italy

Part 3: Focus on Saint Rita
12: Healing Tourists with Religion: Saint Rita’s Cult in Poland
13: A Transnational Cult: St Rita of Cascia
14: Saint Rita of Cascia: An Evolving Devotion in Dublin’s Inner City
15: Conclusion
16: Discussion Questions

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