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Knowledge, Change and Everyday Living

  • Margaret RobertsonEmail author
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Part of the Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (EDAP, volume 30)

Abstract

The Asia-Pacific Region spans both of the earth’s hemispheres with undeniable complexity in its physical and human geography. One way to comprehend the sociocultural landscape is to attempt a synthesis of major periods of human occupancy and migration patterns in history. Ideas, beliefs, habits and customs are linked to specific territorial landscapes. However, at some stage in former times, the human populations were much more closely connected. This provides one starting point for grasping the intersections between local, national and regional settings in the context of global events that transform local communities.

Keywords

History Culture Migration Heritage 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EducationLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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