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Machine in the Garden Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America

ISBN-10: 019513351X
ISBN-13: 9780195133516
Edition: 2nd 2000
Authors: Leo Marx
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Description: By examining the difference between pastoral and progressive ideals that characterised early 20th century American culture, the author shows how American thinkers have considered the relationship between technology and culture in their writings.

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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/24/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 430
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

By examining the difference between pastoral and progressive ideals that characterised early 20th century American culture, the author shows how American thinkers have considered the relationship between technology and culture in their writings.

Scholar, writer and educator Leo Marx was educated at Harvard University, where he received a B. A. and a Ph. D. Marx taught at the University of Minnesota, Amherst College, and MIT. The school has also created the Leo Marx Career Development Professorship in the History and Culture of Science and Technology to honor his service. Marx's works, such as "The Machine in the Garden," explore the relationship between technology and culture in the past two centuries.

Sleepy Hollow, 1844
Shakespeare's American Fable
The Garden
The Machine
Two Kingdoms of Force
Epilogue: The Garden of Ashes
Afterword
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index

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