Lookup NU author(s): Gerard Corsane,
Emeritus Professor Peter Davis
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The essays in this volume address the displacement of natural and cultural heritage caused by disasters, whether they be dramatic natural impacts or terrible events unleashed by humankind, including holocaust and genocide. Disasters can be natural or human-made, rapid or slow, great or small, yet the impact is effectively the same; nature, people and cultural heritage are displaced or lost. Yet while heritage and place are at risk from disasters, in time, sites of suffering are sometimes reframed as sites of memory; through this different lens these "difficult" places become heritage sites that attract tourists. Ranging widely chronologically and geographically, the contributors explore the impact of disasters, trauma and suffering on heritage and sense of place, in both theory and practice.
Editor(s): Convery I, Corsane G, Davis P
Publication type: Edited Book
Publication status: In Press
Series Title: Heritage Matters
Number of Pages: 304
Publisher: Boydell and Brewer
Place Published: Woodbridge
Notes: Due to be published 18 Dec 2014.
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