Romantic Geography: In Search of the Sublime Landscape by Yi-Fu Tuan
English | January 17th, 2014 | ASIN: B00FAMD9K6, ISBN: 0299296806 | 216 Pages | EPUB | 0.99 MB
Geography is useful, indeed necessary, to survival. Everyone must know where to find food, water, and a place of rest, and, in the modern world, all must make an effort to make the Earth—our home—habitable. But much present-day geography lacks drama, with its maps and statistics, descriptions and analysis, but no acts of chivalry, no sense of quest. Not long ago, however, geography was romantic.