Postcards from the edge

Broderick, Kathleen, and Ferguson, Kathryn (2007) Postcards from the edge. In: Papers from Australia ICOMOS Extreme Heritage Conference, pp. 1-17. From: Australia ICOMOS Extreme Heritage Conference, 19-21 July 2007, Cairns, QLD.

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Abstract

Spanning two major ecosystems, the GBR and its catchments, this paper explores fragments of culture-postcards-as they circulate between river and sea. It examines some of the more pragmatic assessments of cultural values surrounding 'fresh' water and contrasts those values against the more ideological positions that are espoused for the GBR. Highlighting the irony that-although they are undeniably connected-fresh and salt water are posited as somehow opposite, this presentation examines some of the ideological ways that salt and fresh ecologies and heritages are viewed as phenomenologically distant and circularly defined against each other in the GBR province.

Item ID: 5022
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
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Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2009 02:55
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management @ 50%
21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies @ 30%
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2002 Cultural Studies @ 20%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9502 Communication > 950204 The Media @ 51%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9502 Communication > 950205 Visual Communication @ 25%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9699 Other Environment > 969999 Environment not elsewhere classified @ 24%
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