Reaching for the reef: exploring place through touch

Pocock, Celmara (2008) Reaching for the reef: exploring place through touch. In: Making sense of place: exploring concepts and expressions of place through different senses and lenses. National Museum of Australia Press, Canberra, Australia, pp. 76-85. ISBN 9781876944513

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Touch is just one of the human senses that contribute to a sense of place. Sights, sounds, tastes, smells and touch fuse together in the movement of our bodies to create a sense of place. The senses we perceive are characteristic of the particular localities where they are found and where we experience them.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy. Held USQ Library 304.2 Mak 'Outputs from Senses of Place conference held in Hobart in April 2006'. From editor's preface, p vi
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Humanities and International Studies
Date Deposited: 30 May 2014 04:35
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2014 22:30
Uncontrolled Keywords: touch; haptic; senses; place; space; Great Barrier Reef; sensuous
Fields of Research : 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170112 Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
16 Studies in Human Society > 1601 Anthropology > 160104 Social and Cultural Anthropology
21 History and Archaeology > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950503 Understanding Australia's Past

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