Associations of Time

Time is always associated with place. Often we ask when and where something occurred, but Tuan doesn’t define time as coexisting with place, instead, he says that time is the phase that an event is occurring. Tuan writes, “Many years in one place may leave few memory traces that we can or would wish to […]

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Construction of a Neighborhood

Officials always have more powers than the average citizen, so it is no surprise that officials also have the ability to create places both physically and figuratively. Tuan writes, “Scientists thus appear to have a certain power: they can create a place by pointing their official fingers at one body of water rather than another” […]

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