Landscapes of Fear (Paperback)Yi-fu Tuan (author)
Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 01/04/2013
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To be human is to experience fear, but what is it exactly that makes us fearful? 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.
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 17 mm
"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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