Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England (Google eBook)

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2010 - Nature - 424 pages
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With the arrival of European explorers and settlers during the seventeenth century, Native American ways of life and the environment itself underwent radical alterations as human relationships to the land and ways of thinking about nature all changed. Thi
  

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Contents

1 Ecology and History
1
The Colonial Ecological Revolution
27
The Capitalist Ecological Revolution
147
APPENDIXES
281
Notes
297
Bibliography
337
Index
377
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About the author (2010)

Carolyn Merchant is professor of environmental history, philosophy, and ethics at the University of California, Berkeley. She is author ofThe Death of Nature,Reinventing Eden, and several other books on environmental history. She is a past president of the American Society for Environmental History and a recipient of the society's distinguished scholar award.

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