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Author Tuan, Yi-fu, 1930-

Title Dear colleague : common and uncommon observations / Yi-Fu Tuan
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2002]
©2002
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Description 1 online resource (x, 223 pages)
Contents Introduction; Nature; Civilization and City; Politics and Ideology; Culture, Society, Work; Home, Rootedness, Place; Human Ties and Isolation; Ancestors; Sex; Male and Female; Power; Education, Teaching, Knowledge; Geography; History; Aesthetics; Intellect; Language; Morality; Religion; Stages of Life; A Sense of Ending
Summary Maybe the most influential scholar youve 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 chosen field. Culling the most characteristic thoughts and compelling moments from these prized letters, Dear Colleague at long last gives readers near and far the opportunity to share what Tuans correspondents have already enjoyed
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Subject Tuan, Yi-fu, 1930- -- Correspondence.
Geographers -- United States -- Correspondence.
Human geography.
Genre/Form Records and correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816640556 (acid-free paper)
0816694265 (electronic bk.)
9780816640553 (acid-free paper)
9780816694266 (electronic bk.)