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Attachment to Place
Attachment to place

The importance of place(s) in the lives of humans is one of the most compelling forces in the realm of human action. Even other basic human needs—nourishment, protection, bonding with family and friends, and social interactions—all occur within the context of “place.” People readily identify with places; for example, ask any person to name a favorite place, and most will launch into a description of a special place that, for one reason or another, has an aura of “sacredness” about it that is tied to prior life experiences or events. In this chapter, we will be reviewing the broad interdisciplinary literature attachment to place that supports the argument that human attachment to place at all stages in the life ...

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