Local Heritage, Global Context: Cultural Perspectives on by Rosy Szymanski,John Schofield

By Rosy Szymanski,John Schofield

'Sense of position' has turn into a well-known word, used to explain emotional attachment to a specific place. As history administration coverage and practices more and more try and draw at the perspectives and expressions of curiosity among neighborhood groups, you will need to have a greater seize of what humans suggest through this idea, and to evaluate its makes use of and implications. right here, a variety of practitioners from NGO, organisation, cultural background and archaeological backgrounds evaluation the meanings of 'sense of place', and the place it's worthwhile within the context of historical past administration perform. This quantity breaks new flooring in in particular addressing position attachment from a cultural background standpoint, and drawing on neighborhood and nationwide pursuits from a variety of cultural occasions. Illustrated with case reports from round Europe and Australia, the ebook addresses key topics, together with the rootedness among groups long ago; policy-making for accommodating senses of position inside making plans and administration, for land- sea- and city-scapes; respectable as opposed to unofficial perspectives; and the frequently tricky stability among making plans rules that stretch from nearby to worldwide scale, and native activities and perceptions.

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