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Reinventing Eden The Fate of Nature in Western Culture

By: Carolyn Merchant(Author)
283 pages, 1 b/w photo, 28 b/w illustrations, 1 table
Publisher: Routledge
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This revised edition of Carolyn's Merchant's classic Reinventing Eden has been updated with a new foreword and afterword. Visionary quests to return to the Garden of Eden have shaped Western Culture. Reinventing Eden 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.
 

Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Foreword

1. A Garden Planet

Part I: Genesis of the Recovery of the Recovery Narrative Narrative
2. The Fall from Eden
3. Recovering the Garden
4. From Wilderness to Civilization

Part II: New World Edens Edens World Edens Edens
5. Adam as Hero
6. Eve as Nature
7. Colonizing Eden
8. Eden Commodified

Part III: New Stories
9. Earth in Recovery
10. Order out of Chaos
11. Partnership

Afterword

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Biography

Carolyn Merchant is professor of Environmental History, Philosophy, and Ethics in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley.

By: Carolyn Merchant(Author)
283 pages, 1 b/w photo, 28 b/w illustrations, 1 table
Publisher: Routledge
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