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Progress and Nature in the American Landscape

Margaret Birney Vickery

Margaret Birney Vickery is Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture at Amherst College, University of Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape and Infrastructure : Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...In 1964 Leo Marx first published his book The Machine in the Garden, in which he traced the ideology surrounding wilderness, landscape, and progress in America. Relying on texts from Shakespeare to Hawthorn and F. Scott Fitzgerald, Marx...