Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture

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Taylor & Francis, May 1, 2003 - Nature - 320 pages
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Visionary quests to return to the Garden of Eden have shaped Western Culture. This book traces the idea of rebuilding the primeval garden from its origins to its latest incarnations and offers a bold new way to think about the earth.

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Merchants books on technology and the influence on and representation of nature are always a good read. This one however is the most updated one. Read full review

About the author (2003)

Carolyn Merchant is Chancellor's Professor of Environmental History, Philosophy, and Ethics at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the current president of the American Society of Environmental History. She is also the author of Radical Ecology and Earthcare (both published by Routledge).

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