Dominance and Affection: Making of Pets

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This study of the psychological impulse to "make pets" examines the interplay of pleasure, aesthetics, play, and power in the molding and domination of nature, animals, and human beings--by human beings

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YI-FU TUAN is among the most decorated geographers of all time. A Fellow of both the American Academy and British Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, in 2012 he received the Vautrin Lud International Geography Prize, the highest award given in the field of geography and modeled after the Nobel Prize. For many years he taught at the University of Minnesota, and, from 1984 until his 'official' retirement in 1998, he held two endowed chairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, serving as the John K. Wright Professor of Geography and the Vilas Research Professor of Geography. Professor Tuan has written twenty-two acclaimed and influential books since 1968, most recently "Romantic Geography: In Search of the Sublime Landscape, Humanist Geography: An Individual's Search for Meaning", and, with Martha A. Strawn, "Religion: From Place to Placelessness". Awards for Professor Yi-Fu Tuan: Award for Meritorious Contribution to the Association of American Geographers, Bracken Award in Landscape Architecture, Bush Sabbatical Fellow, Cullum Geographical Medal of the American Geographical Society, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow of the British Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fulbright-Hays Senior Scholar, John K. Wright Endowed Professor of Geography, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow, Journal of Geography Award from the National Council for Geographic Education, Laureat d'Honneur of the International Geographical Union, Phi Beta Kappa/Frank M. Updike Memorial Scholar, Rowman and Littlefield Author Laureate, Stanley Brunn Award in Creativity from the Association of American Geographers, Vautrin Lud International Geography Prize (the 'Nobel Prize' in geography), Vilas Research Endowed Professor of Geography

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