Geography and the Human Spirit takes up that challenge in a panoramic survey of ideas about humanity's relationship to the natural environment. Ranging widely across time and cultures - from Plato to the Upanishads, from Goethe to Barry Lopez - Anne Buttimer explores the ways that human beings have turned to natural science, theology, and myth to form visions of the earth as a human habitat. She also reaches beyond the Western tradition to examine how other cultures have conceptualized the nature and meaning of their ...

Geography and the Human Spirit 2002, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801872556

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Geography and the Human Spirit 1993, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801843389