Appeared in: Volume 1, Number 2
Published on: December 1, 2005
Garden or Wilderness?

Leo Marx's strikingly original account of how 19th-century Americans tried to refashion the pastoral ideal still resonates.

Thomas Hughes is professor of the history and sociology of science at the University of Pennsylvania and author of Human-Built World: How to Think about Technology and Culture (University of Chicago Press, 2005).

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