“The very word culture means ‘place tilled’ in Middle English, and the same word goes back to Latin colere, ‘to inhabit, care for, till, workship’. To be cultural, to have a culture, is to inhabit a place sufficiently to cultivate it – to be responsible for it, to respond to it, to attend to it caringly. Where else but in particular places can culture take root?”
pp 336
Casey, E. S. (2009). Getting back into place: Toward a renewed understanding of the place world (Second ed.). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

“The very word …


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