Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture - National Humanities Center

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Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture

By Carolyn Merchant (NHC Fellow, 2000–01)

New York: Routledge, 2003

From the publisher’s description:

This revised edition of Carolyn 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. 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.

Subjects
Environment and Nature / Natural Resource Management / Environmental Studies / Environmentalism / Civilization / Western World / Book of Genesis /

Merchant, Carolyn (NHC Fellow, 2000–01). Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture. New York: Routledge, 2003.