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Topophilia

A Study of Environmental Perceptions, Attitudes, and Values

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Topophilia by Yi-fu Tuan
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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 perceptions and values at different levels: the species, the group, and the individual. Yi-Fu Tuan holds culture and environment and topophilia and environment as distinct in order to show how they mutually contribute to the formation of values. Topophilia examines the search for environment in the city, suburb, countryside, and wilderness from a dialectical perspective, distinguishes different types of environmental experience, and describes their character.

Author Biography

Yi-Fu Tuan is Professor of Geography at the University of Wisconsin.
Release date NZ
October 30th, 1990
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Columbia University Press
Pages
260
Dimensions
152x235x19
ISBN-13
9780231073950
Product ID
2405484

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