topophilia


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topophilia

(ˌtɒpəˈfɪlɪə)
n
(Psychology) the love of or emotional connections with place or physical environment
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South in the late 1950s can be seen as a clear case of topophilia.
Boleslovo Buikos pieUinys ,,Gedimino pilis Vilniuje" (Vilnius Topophilia 2014).
He combined the words topos, which means "place," with the Greek word philia, which means "love of," to coin the term topophilia or "love of place.
Overall, the community demonstrated a sense of topophilia with the place where they live, which probably comes from the tradition of a direct contact with nature and the strong dependence of resources of this mountainous environment.
The iconography of places and resources as symbols of power, wealth and prestige should have been drilled in the minds of the young and, in the process, evoked in them topophilia, or love of place, and, by extension, love of country.
2010): Territorial identity and development: From topophilia to terraphilia.
Gardner, in particular, has done much to show the importance, even centrality, of Betjeman's faith to his poetry, his architectural preservationism, and his general topophilia.
Perhaps the most important role is the fact that CP helps developing new and more active types of citizen-hood, which increases and reinforces identity and even topophilia, the 'affective bond between people and place, or setting' (Tuan, 1990 cit.
In this orientation, these investigations would deserve to be called topophilia.
These trends have their starting point in Yi-Fu Tuan's theory of topophilia, theoretical foundations in philosophy of deep ecology, esp.