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Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England By Carolyn Merchant Ecological Revolutions Nature Gender and Science in New England By exploring the stages of ecological transformation that took place in New England as European settlers took control of the land Carolyn Merchant develops a fresh approach to environmental history H
  • Title: Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England
  • Author: Carolyn Merchant
  • ISBN: 9780807842546
  • Page: 461
  • Format: Paperback
  • Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England By Carolyn Merchant By exploring the stages of ecological transformation that took place in New England as European settlers took control of the land, Carolyn Merchant develops a fresh approach to environmental history Her analysis of how human communities are related to their environment opens a perspective that goes beyond overt changes in the landscape Merchant brings to light the denseBy exploring the stages of ecological transformation that took place in New England as European settlers took control of the land, Carolyn Merchant develops a fresh approach to environmental history Her analysis of how human communities are related to their environment opens a perspective that goes beyond overt changes in the landscape Merchant brings to light the dense network of links between the human realm of economic regimes, social structure, and gender relations, as they are conditioned by a dominant worldview, and the ecological realm of plant and animal life Thus we see how the integration of the Indians with their natural world was shattered by Europeans who engaged in exhaustive methods of hunting, trapping, and logging for the market and in widespread subsistence farming The resulting colonial ecological revolution was to hold sway until roughly the time of American independence, when the onset of industrialization and increasing urbanization brought about the capitalist ecological revolution By the late nineteenth century, Merchant argues, New England had become a society that viewed the whole ecosphere as an arena for human domination One can see in New England a mirror of the world, she says What took place there between 1600 and 1850 was a greatly accelerated recapitulation of the evolutionary ecological changes that had occurred in Europe over a span of 2,500 years.
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    1. From Class Carolyn Merchant s second book is densely packed with fresh methodology and theory of Environmental History She uses New England as a case study for her interdisciplinary theories on the relationship of human cultures and their environment, especially how their ways of knowing nature change Merchant structures her work in two parts bolstered by introductory and conclusive sections She superbly analyzes how ecological revolutions are major transformations in human relations with nonhum [...]


    2. This book lacks something in terms of readability, and it is not entirely original, but there is nothing like it for driving home the Aha insight that environmental impacts hang together with every other aspect of a culture Merchant breaks down the idea of culture analytically in terms of Production extraction from and interaction with animate and inanimate nature , Reproduction domestic economy, daily life, socialization, political economy, law , and Consciousness rituals, morals, taboos, scien [...]



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