Religious Tourism and Heritage in Brazil

  • Christian Dennys Monteiro  de Oliveira

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Latin American Studies book series (BRIEFSLAS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Christian Dennys Monteiro de Oliveira
    Pages 1-34
  3. Christian Dennys Monteiro de Oliveira
    Pages 35-53

About this book


The book reflects on the current dimensions of tourism and patrimony in Brazil. It presents cultural realities as resources for the resolution of tensions between different communities and the establishment of their identities. The book also presents memories and forgotten traditions that are important in the representation of places and cultures. It questions religious systems and their dynamic interface with the occupation of cultural spaces and the interpretation of touristic practices in Brazil. The topics discussed include pilgrimages, sanctuaries, symbolic vectors, and religious festivals.


Religious Tourism Pilgrimage in Brazil Religious Patrimony Tourism Practices in Brazil Religious Festivals Brazilian Symbolic Vectors Brazilian Sacred Sanctuaries

Authors and affiliations

  • Christian Dennys Monteiro  de Oliveira
    • 1
  1. 1.Federal University of Ceara FortalezaBrazil

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