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- University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 58.50
In a volume that represents the culmination of his life?s work in considering the relationship between culture and landscape, eminent scholar Yi-Fu Tuan argues that ?cosmos? and ?hearth? are two scales that anchor what it means to be fully and happily human. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 30.00
Maybe the most influential scholar you?ve never heard of was how a feature article in The Chronicle of Higher Education recently described Yi-Fu Tuan, a widely traveled Chinese-American geographer whose letters to his friends and colleagues, distilling observations, ideas, and experiences, have carried his insights, and his reputation, far beyond his... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1978; US$ 36.00
In Segmented Worlds and Self, Yi-Fu Tuan is sensitive to the fact that ?the isolated, critical and self-conscious individual is a cultural artifact? whose development ?is closely tied to the evolution of aworld that is progressively more complex, specialized, and segmented.? (p. 139) He argues that in the West this process of segmentation began at... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1979; US$ 55.50
Yi-Fu Tuan considers the ways in which people feel and think about space, how they form attachments to home, neighborhood, and nation, and how feelings about space and place are affected by the sense of time. He suggests that place is security and space is freedom: we are attached to the one and long for the other. Whether he is considering sacred... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 55.50
In 2005, distinguished geographer Yi-Fu Tuan ventured to China to speak at an architectural conference, returning for the first time to the place he had left as a child sixty-four years before. In this enchanting volume, Tuans childhood memories and musings on the places he encountered during his homecoming are interspersed with new lectures, engaging... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 20.00
To be human is to experience fear, but what is it exactly that makes us fearful? Here is one geographer?s striking exploration of our landscapes of fear as they change throughout our lives and have changed throughout history. Yi-fu Tuan investigates landscapes of the natural environment which are threatening, and landscapes filled with the dark imageries... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 25.00
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... more...