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Author Cameron, John, 1951-

Title Changing places : re-imagining Australia / edited by John Cameron
Published Double Bay, N.S.W. : Longueville Books, 2003

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Description 323 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Personal stories The richness of our native soil / Bobbi Allan -- Dwelling in place, dwelling on earth / John Cameron -- Restor(y)ing a sense of place, self and community / Judy Pinn -- The path through the rainforest / John Seed -- I took to roaming in cemeteries as a young boy / Brendon Stewart -- 2. Cultural perspectives Sentient country, deferential people / Catherine Laudine -- Landscape as a metaphor for the interaction between different ways of knowing / Veronica Arbon, Hinton Lowe -- BlackWhite senses of country : towards an intermediate sense for Australian environmental wellbeing / Peter Cock -- Tasting the salt : reconciliation and dream / Peter Bishop -- Turning in to spirit of place / Kate Rigby -- The blue hour / Brendon Stewart -- The symbols of my place are the foundations of my world : constructing a shared Australian sense of place / Valerie Brown -- 3. Psychological perspectives A psychological perspective on place / David Russell -- A rebirth of tragedy / Craig San Roque -- Eco-psychological practice for nature carers / Peter Cock -- Autonomy, mutualistic relationships, sense of place & conscious caring : a hopeful view of the present and future / Stuart Hill -- Becoming native to the city / Freya Mathews -- 4. Spiritual perspectives Seeking soul : exploring ground for an eco-feminist dialogue with spirituality / Jenny Crawford -- The practice of stories and places / Susan Murphy -- The mindful land / Eugene Stockton -- Spirit place / David Tacey -- Deep in the heart / Sylvia Shaw -- 5. Perspectives from literature & the arts Journey into the land / Veronica Brady -- Writing place : unpacking an exhibition catalogue essay / Peter Hay -- Embodied perceptions : Aboriginal expressions of place / Victoria King -- Performance and place / David Wright -- Afterword Giving voice to place / John Cameron
Summary In this book prominent scholars, poets, priests, artists and writers examine fundamental issues of what it is to be Australian. Are there distinctive Australian senses of place?
Analysis Landscape - Religious aspects
Sacred space - Australia
Social history (Australia)
Cultural studies
Australia - Social life and customs - 21st century
Australia - Civilization - 21st century
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Landscapes.
Place (Philosophy)
National characteristics, Australian.
Nationalism -- Australia.
Public spaces -- Australia.
Landscape ecology -- Australia.
Australia -- Civilization -- 2001-
Australia -- Social life and customs -- 2001-
Australia -- Civilization -- 21st century.
Australia -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Author Cameron, John, 1951-
LC no. 2004396499
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