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Escapism by Yi-fu Tuan

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English


  • Escape (Psychology),
  • Nature.,
  • Culture.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-231) and index.

StatementYi-fu Tuan.
LC ClassificationsBF575.E83 T83 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 245 p. :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL346307M
ISBN 100801859263
LC Control Number98005366

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