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Risdon Vale: Place, Memory and Suburban Experience
Booth, KI (2008) Risdon Vale: Place, Memory and Suburban Experience. Ethics, Policy and Environment, 11 (3). pp. 299-311. ISSN 1366-879X
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The author reflects upon the notions of personal memory, collective memory, myth, and evolved memory within her lived experience of Risdon Vale. These interrelated forms of memory influence understanding of place and sense of place. Personal memories corroborate and collaborate with intersubjective memories to inform collective memory. Both personal and collective memories are held within a fusion of cultural myths. Evolved memory binds us deeply within the history of the earth and the evolution of life. Risdon Vale provides fertile ground for considerations of place and memory. This former public housing suburb is adjacent to Risdon Cove, the site of first occupation by the British in 1803 and the site of the first massacre of Aboriginal Tasmanians in 1804.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Ethics, Policy and Environment|
|Page Range:||pp. 299-311|
|Identification Number - DOI:||10.1080/13668790802559700|
|Additional Information:||The definitive published version is available online at: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journal|
|Date Deposited:||29 Aug 2011 05:19|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:21|
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