The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution

Citation:

Merchant, Carolyn. 1980. The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution. San Francisco, CA: Harper and Row.

Author: Carolyn Merchant

Annotation:

Summary:
"An examination of the Scientific Revolution that shows how the mechanistic world view of modern science has sanctioned the exploitation of nature, unrestrained commercial expansion, and a new socioeconomic order that subordinates women." (Summary from publisher's website, for 1989 paperback edition)

 

Topics: Environment, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations

Year: 1980

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