Landscapes of Fear

Landscapes of Fear

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by Yi-Fu Tuan
     
 

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Landscapes of Fear is renowned geographer Yi-Fu Tuan’s influential exploration of the spaces of fear and of how these landscapes shift during our lives and vary throughout history. In this groundbreaking work—now with a new preface by the author—Yi-Fu Tuan reaches back into our prehistory to discover what is universal and what is particular

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Landscapes of Fear is renowned geographer Yi-Fu Tuan’s influential exploration of the spaces of fear and of how these landscapes shift during our lives and vary throughout history. In this groundbreaking work—now with a new preface by the author—Yi-Fu Tuan reaches back into our prehistory to discover what is universal and what is particular in our inheritance of fear.

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"An elegant encyclopedic treatise on anxiety and its various manifestations, down through the ages. Tuan is an interdisciplinary virtuoso, ranging effortlessly over history, psychology, and anthropology. An arresting and beautifully documented study." —Kirkus

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ISBN-13:
9780394420356
Publisher:
Random House, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1980
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
262

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