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Topophilia: A Study of Environmental Perceptions, Attitudes, and Values

Yi-fu Tuan - Science - 2013 - 260 pages
What are the links between environment and world view? Topophilia, the affective bond between people and place, is the primary theme of this book that examines environmental ...
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Passing Strange and Wonderful: Aesthetics Nature And Culture

Yi-Fu Tuan - Nature - 1993 - 288 pages
In this rich and rewarding work, Yi-Fu Tuan vividly demonstrates that feeling and beauty are essential components of life and society. The aesthetic is not merely one aspect of ...
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Dear Colleague: Common and Uncommon Observations

Yi-fu Tuan - Social Science - 2002 - 223 pages
"Eminent geographer Yi-Fu Tuan's letters to his friends and colleagues - distilling observations, ideas, and experiences - have carried Tuan's insights, and his reputation, far ...
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Cosmos & Hearth: A Cosmopolite's Viewpoint

Yi-fu Tuan - Social Science - 1996 - 204 pages
In a volume that represents the culmination of his life's work in considering the relationship between culture and landscape, Tuan argues that "cosmos" and "hearth" are two ...
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Escapism

Yi-Fu Tuan - Nature - 2000 - 264 pages
In prehistoric times, our ancestors began building shelters and planting crops in order to escape from nature's harsh realities. Today, we flee urban dangers for the safer ...
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Who Am I?: An Autobiography of Emotion, Mind, and Spirit

Yi-Fu Tuan - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 139 pages
Who Am I? is the bittersweet memoir of a Chinese American who came to this country as a twenty-year-old graduate student and stayed to become one of America’s most innovative ...
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The Good Life

Yi-Fu Tuan - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 191 pages
“[Tuan] explores answers to an old and unanswerable question: how should we live? . . . The Good Life is a little anthology of good feeling, touchstones of joy . . . These ...
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