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Geography and the Human Spirit
by Anne Buttimer and Yi-Fu Tuan and Yi-Fu Tuan

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What does it mean to "dwell"? Every civilization has a story to tell, according to Anne Buttimer, and exploring those stories brings fresh light to modern ideas about the relationship between humanity and its environment. In "Geography and the Human Spirit," Buttimer ranges widely from Plato to Barry Lopez, from the "Upanishads" to Goethe, taking an interdisciplinary look at the ways in which human beings have turned to natural science, theology, and myth to form visions of the earth as a human habitat.  Read more...


 
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Overview

What does it mean to "dwell"? Every civilization has a story to tell, according to Anne Buttimer, and exploring those stories brings fresh light to modern ideas about the relationship between humanity and its environment. In "Geography and the Human Spirit," Buttimer ranges widely from Plato to Barry Lopez, from the "Upanishads" to Goethe, taking an interdisciplinary look at the ways in which human beings have turned to natural science, theology, and myth to form visions of the earth as a human habitat.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780801872556
  • ISBN-10: 0801872553
  • Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Publish Date: June 2002
  • Page Count: 304
  • Reading Level: Ages 22-UP


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