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    DescriptionWhat 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.


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    Title
    Topophilia
    Subtitle
    A Study of Environmental Perceptions, Attitudes, and Values
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Yi-Fu Tuan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 260
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780231073950
    ISBN 10: 023107395X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ENV
    BIC subject category V2: RN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.3
    DC21: 333.7
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BISAC V2.8: SCI026000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27610
    DC22: 304.2
    BISAC V2.8: SOC015000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026030, SCI020000
    B&T Approval Code: A31720000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A33160000
    LC classification: GF41.T82 1, GF41 .T82 1990
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: RN
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Columbia University Press
    Imprint name
    Columbia University Press
    Publication date
    20 November 1990
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Yi-Fu Tuan is Professor of Geography at the University of Wisconsin.
    Review quote
    The book offers a broad framework for the study of man in his environment. Choice What Professor Tuan has achieved in this volume can properly be called a philosophical reflection on the aesthetics of environments...We are fortunate to have researchers such as Professor Tuan. Journal of Aesthetics