Berajondo and Mill Point: remembering place and landscape

Ulm, Sean, O'Brien, Susan, Trigger, David and Williams, Michael (2010) Berajondo and Mill Point: remembering place and landscape. Queensland Historical Atlas: Histories, Cultures, Landscapes, 2009-2010 .

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Author Ulm, Sean
O'Brien, Susan
Trigger, David
Williams, Michael
Title Berajondo and Mill Point: remembering place and landscape
Journal name Queensland Historical Atlas: Histories, Cultures, Landscapes
ISSN 1838-708X
Publication date 2010-11-29
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status
Volume 2009-2010
Total pages 8
Editor Peter Spearritt
Marion Stell
Place of publication Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Publisher The University of Queensland
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Subject Original Creative Work - Other
Formatted abstract
‘Places’ are central to the ways in which people construct their understandings of the world. A ‘sense of place’ is rooted in feelings of belonging, attachment, connection and ownership, interlinked with memories, experiences, emotions, histories and identities.

The idea of ‘place’ itself is elusive, being variously thought of as a named location, site of local activity, foundation for social and cultural knowledge and meaning, or as a particularly memorable sensory experience. Places can be transformed over time according to broad cultural dispositions as well as economic and political drivers. Places, then, are multidimensional, with discrete localities, landscapes and sensescapes overlapping in our constructions of locations. A ‘sense of place’ is particularistic; it is both a personal and collective social construction framed through engagement with a particular place, its landscape and material properties, both tangible (eg buildings) or intangible (eg natural features of environment). However, while places are always experienced locally, those constructions are embedded in our worldviews; that is, how we perceive and engage with new places and landscapes is informed by our previous encounters in other places and times.
Keyword Cemetery
Timber
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

 
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