Reviews of Books Written by Carolyn Merchant

Environmental Science, Policy, and Management

Division of Society and Environment

University of California, Berkeley

merchant@berkeley.edu

Contents


The Death of Nature (1980; 1990)
Ecological Revolutions (1989; 2010)
Radical Ecology (1992; 2005)
Major Problems in American Environmental History, ed. (1993; 2005; 2012)
Key Concepts in Critical Theory: Ecology, ed. (1994; 2008)
Earthcare (1996)
Green Versus Gold, ed. (1998)
Columbia Guide to American Environmental History (2002; 2007)
Reinventing Eden (2003; 2013)

 

 

Reviews and Discussions of Carolyn Merchant,

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

(San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1980; second edition, 1990)

(1) 1980 Peter Heinegg, joint review including a review of The Death of Nature, Parabola: The Quarterly of Myth and Meaning, Vol. V(3), p. 120, 122.

(2) 1980 Review of The Death of Nature, America, Sept. 20, 1980.

(3) 1980 Review of The Death of Nature, Booklist, Nov. 1980, p. 379.

(4) 1980 Shirley Roe, Review of The Death of Nature, California Monthly, 91(1), October 1980, p. 21.

(5) 1980 Stephen Brush, "Statement to the Subcommittee on Energy Research & Production, Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, at the hearing on 'Quests with U.S. Accelerators...50 years'," July 23, 1980, p. 11.

(5a) 1981 Tore Frängsmyr, "Kvinnan, Vetenskapen Och Naturens Död," (Review of The Death of Nature), Svenska Dagblatet (Stockholm), February 24, 1981.

(6) 1981 B.L. [Bruno Latour], Review of The Death of Nature, Pandore, 14, June 1981, p. 15.

(7) 1981 Erik Hj Linder, "Nar Naturen do och bler en maskin," Goteborgs Posten June 28.

(8) 1981 Evelyn Fox Keller, Review of The Death of Nature, Ms., February 1981, p. 37.

(9) 1981 Helen Longino, Review of The Death of Nature, Environmental Ethics 3(4), Winter 1981, pp. 365-9.

(10) 1981 "Interview with Starhawk," Vortex: A Journal of New Vision, Vol. 1(2), pp. 11, 15.

(11) 1981 Jennifer Brundage, Review of The Death of Nature, Newsletter of the Westcoast Association of Marxist Historians, 10, July 1981, pp. 2-3.

(12) 1981 Joan Rothschild, Joint review including The Death of Nature, Women's Studies International Quarterly, 4(3), 1981, pp. 382-385.

(13) 1981 Margaret Jacob, Review of The Death of Nature, Commonweal, Sept. 25, 1981, pp. 540-542.

(14) 1981 Margaret J. Osler, Review of The Death of Nature, Isis 72(262), June, 1981, pp. 287-8.

(15) 1981 Nina Gelbart, Review of The Death of Nature, Ambix 28, (March, 1981) p. 57-8.

(16) 1981 Ronny Ambjörnsson, "Metallerna växer som i en livmoder," Dagens Nyheter, December 14, 1981, p. 4.

(17) 1981 Thomas Glick, Review of The Death of Nature, Journal of the History of Biology, Vol. 14(2), pp. 356-7.

(18) 1981 Walter Pagel, Review of The Death of Nature, History of Science, 19(44), part 2, June 1981, pp. 148-153.

(19) 1982 David Murray, Review of The Death of Nature, City Limits, 29 Oct., 1982.

(20) 1982 Fritjof Capra, The Turning Point: Science, Society, and the Rising Culture, (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982), p. 41.

(21) 1982 Lena Eskilsson, Kvinnovetenskeplig Tidskrift, Feb. 1982, pp. 62-67.

(22) 1982 Lynda Birke, Review of The Death of Nature, New Scientist, 25, November 1982.

(23) 1982 Shelly Errington, Review of The Death of Nature, Signs, 7(3), Spring 1982, pp. 701-4.

(24) 1982 Shigeru Nakayama, Review of The Death of Nature, (Japanese journal), 2, p. 26.

(25) 1982 Sue Mansfield, The Gestalts of War, (New York, Dial Press, 1982) pp. 225-226 and p. 253, notes 23-25.

(25a) 1982 Maryanne Cline Horowitz, Review of The Death of Nature, Renaissance Quarterly. 35, no. 2 (Summer): 294-297.

(26) 1982 Sylvia Bowerbank, Review of The Death of Nature, Canadian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Newsletter, September, 1982, pp. 4-7.

(27) 1982 Wil Lepkowski, "Keyworth Reshaping U.S. Science Policy," Chemical and Engineering News, Jan. 4, 1982, p. 12.

(28) 1983 Audrey B. Davis, Review of The Death of Nature, Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 19(4), October 1983, pp. 418-9.

(29) 1983 Dennis Williams et al, "Out of the Academic Ghetto," Newsweek, October 31, 1983, p. 86.

(30) 1983 Gunnar Broberg, "Naturen på bild--några reflexioner utifrån 1700-talsmaterial," in Jens Allwood, Tore Frängsmyr, and Uno Svedin, eds,. Naturen Som Symbol (Stockholm,: Liberförlag,1983), pp. 69, 78.

(31) 1983 Henryk Hollender, Review of The Death of Nature, Kwartalnik Historii Nauki I Techniki (Quarterly Journal of the History of Science and Technology published by the Polish Academy of Science,) XXVIII (2), pp. 478-484.

(32) 1983 Jeremy Naydler, Review of The Death of Nature, The Ecologist, 13(2/3).

(33) 1983 John Perkins, Review of The Death of Nature, Environmental Review, 7(3), pp. 293-7.

(34) 1983 Rita Arditti and Shelly Minden, "Comment on Haraway's 'In the Beginning was the Word,' and Errington's Review of The Death of Nature," Signs 9(2), Winter 1983, pp. 330-5.

(35) 1983 Rita Arditti, Review of The Death of Nature, Science for the People, 15(1), pp. 45-5.

(36) 1983 Tore Frängsmyr, "Kvinnan och naturens död," in Jens Allwood, Tore Frängsmyr, and Uno Svedin (eds), Naturen Som Symbol (Stockholm: Liberförlag, 1983), pp. 82-95.

(37) 1983 Tracy Kietzmann, "Man's View of Nature Changes With Time," The California Aggie, University of California, Davis, November 14, p. 1.

(38) 1983 "Women, Gender, and Philosophy," a special issue of Radical Philosophy, 34, Summer 1983, p. 9.

(38a) 1984 Tore Frängsmyr, "Kvinnan Och Naturens Död," in Frängsmyr, Vetenskapsmannen som Hjälte: Aspeker på Vetenskapshistorien (Stockholm: P.A. Norstedt and Söners Förlag, 1984) (Chapter on Carolyn Merchant’s The Death of Nature), pp. 112-124.

(39) 1984 Christa Wichterich, Review of The Death of Nature, Beitrage: Zur Feministischen Theorie und Praxis, 12, pp. 11-17.

(40) 1984 Erika Hickel, Review of The Death of Nature, Wechselwirkung, November 1984, pp. 34-7.

(41) 1984 Eva Ekselius, "Den osynliga helheten," Dagens Nyheter, April 7, 1984, p. 4.

(42) 1984 Harold Gilliam, "Restoring What Was Lost," San Francisco Examiner: This World, Feb. 19, 1984.

(43) 1984 Kis Bonde, "Det nysgerrige menneske," Naturkampen (Denmark), 31, pp. 19-21.

(44) 1984 Leif Ohlsson, "När människan blev direktör," Dagens Nyheter, May 23, 1984.

(45) 1984 Pierre Thuillier, "La Cause des Femmes et l'écologie," La Recherche, 151, Jan. 1984, pp. 80-83.

(46) 1985 Anne Fausto-Sterling, "The New Research on Women: How Does it Affect the Natural Sciences?," Women's Studies Quarterly, XIII: 2, Summer, 1985, p. 32.

(47) 1985 Jim Swan, "Is the Earth Alive?" Minding the Earth Quarterly, 6(2), June 1985, p. 2.

(48) 1985 Murray Bookchin, "Toward a Philosophy of Nature--The Bases for an Ecological Ethics," in Michael Tobias, ed., Deep Ecology (San Diego: Avant Books), p.213.

(49) 1985 Sylvana Tomaselli, "The Enlightenment Debate on Women," History Workshop Journal, 20(10), pp. 101-124, p. 102.

(50) 1985 The Second Citizens' Report, The State of India's Environment 1984-85: (New Delhi: Centre for Science and Environment), p. 370.

(51) 1985 Birgit Brock-Utne, Educating for Peace: A Feminist Perspective (New York: Pergamon Press), pp. 112-3.

(52) 1985 Review of the Japanese translation of The Death of Nature, Seikyo Shinbun. December.

(53) 1986 Peter Weiler, "What is Being Done?" Radical Historians Newsletter (MARHO), 50, November, 1986.

(54) 1986 Val Plumwood, "Ecofeminism: An Overview and Discussion of Positions and Arguments," in "Women and Philosophy," a supplement to Vol. 64 of the Australian Journal of Philosophy, pp. 120-138.

(55) 1986 Review of the Japanese translation of The Death of Nature, Asahi Shinbun, Feb. 24.

(56) 1986 Review of the Japanese translation of The Death of Nature, Quark. no. 4, p. 139.

(57) 1986 Review of the Japanese translation of The Death of Nature, Anima, p. 99.

(58) 1986 Review of the Japanese translation of The Death of Nature, Sunday Mainichi, p. 148.

(58a) 1986 Maria Mies, Discussion of The Death of Nature in Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale (London: Zed Books), pp. 87-88.

(59) 1987 Kirkpatrick Sale, "Ecofeminism--A New Perspective," The Nation, Sept. 26, 1987, pp. 302-305, p., 303.

(60) 1987 Judith Rauch, "Die Nature Hat Kein Geschlecht," Review of the German translation of The Death of Nature, Natur, July.

(61) 1987 Michael Astroh, "Ein Pyrrhussieg. Carolyn Merchant: "Der Tod der Natur," F.A.Z. Oct. 8.

(62) 1987 Karl-Ludwig Schibel, "Die Natur im Bild der Frau" Review of the German translation of The Death of Nature, Psychologie Heute, November.

(63) 1987 Christine Broll, "Organismus Erde," Review of the German translation of The Death of Nature, DAS, 11, October.

(64) 1987 Maya Becker. "Leben gegen Tod," Review of the German translation of The Death of Nature, Nachrichten Saligang, December 4.

(65) 1987 Peter Cornelius Mayer-Tasch, "Im Zeichen des Scheiterhaufens," Joint review of German translation of The Death of Nature, Süddeutsche Zeitung, no. 278, p. 9.

(66) 1987 Hadassa Moscovici, "Die Ressource namens Frau," Review of German translation of The Death of Nature, Die Zeit, December 4.

(67) 1987 Abstract of German translation of The Death of Nature, Die Futche, December 18.

(68) 1987 Klaus Bock, Review of German translation of The Death of Nature, ekz-Informationsdienst, ID 22-23.

(69) 1987 Review of German translation of The Death of Nature, Bücher Pict. Extra, "Natur und Freizeit."

(70) 1987 Wolfgang Schultz, Review of German translation of The Death of Nature, Buchbesprechung für Forstliche Umschau,Verlag Paul Parey.

(71) 1987 Anita Eichholz, Television review of German translation of The Death of Nature, Bayerisches Fernsehen, Kultur und Naturwissenschaften, Redaktion: Kunst und Literatur, August 12, 10:20 P.M., 11 minutes.

(72) 1987 Peter C. Mayer-Tasch, Radio review of German translation of The Death of Nature, "Das Politische Buch" SWF 2, 5:00 P.M., August 16.

(73) 1987 "Mutter Erde," Review of German translation of The Death of Nature, St. Galler Tagblatt, June 16.

(74) 1987 Jutta Georg-Lauer, Rezzensent. Radio review of German Translation of The Death of Nature, Hessischer Rundfunk, June 1, 8:20-8:30 P. M.

(75) 1987 Prof. Dr. Ingrid B.-Lisop, Frankfurt/Main. Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature, Universitas December.

(76) 1987 W. Schröder/W. Schulz. Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature Besprechungsbeleg, Hamburg and Berlin, vol. 30, no 3.

(77) 1987 Anon. Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature, Recensio, Universität Regensburg, Wintersemester, 87/88.

(78) 1987 PB. Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature, Treffpunkt Bibliotek, April.

(79) 1987 Christopher Hibbert, Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature, Basis, October.

(80) 1988 Christoph Möhl. "Der Tod der Natur." Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature. Reformistes Forum, January 1.

(81) 1988 Dorothy Nolte. "Die Nature im Gerichtssaal: Ein Buch über die Entwicklung der modernen Naturwissenschaft, " Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature Der Tagesspiegel, February 2.

(82) 1988 Anon. Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature. Das Neue Zeitalter, Mar 30.

(83) 1988 Elena Preller, Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature. Garten und Landschaft, April.

(84) 1988 Evelyn Bohne-Horsch, "Von der ‘Mutter Erde’ zur beherrschbaren Umwelt," Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature, Deutsche Press-Agentur, April 5.

(85) 1988 Evelyn Horsch, "Von der ‘Mutter Erde’ zur beherrschbaren Umwelt," Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature, Die Neüe Ärztliche, April 6.

(86) 1988 Evelyn Bohne-Horsch, "Der Tod der Nature: Von der ‘Mutter Erde’ zur beherrschbaren Umwelt," Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature, Südwest Presse, Ulm, April 14.

(87) 1988 Virginia Fichera, "Für ein anderes Weltbild," Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature. Evangelische Kommentare, May.

(88) 1988 Anon. "Sind Die Frauen der Nature Näher?" Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature. Technische Rundschau, May 27.

(89) 1988 Dr. Wilhelm Höck, "Meinungen über Bücher," Radio Review of German translation of The Death of Nature, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Sept 12.

(90) 1988 Marco Santambrogio. "Una solidarietà naturale" Review of Italian Translation of The Death of Nature, L'Unità, May 9.

(91) 1988 Alberto Oliverio. "Le Passioni di Madre Natura," Review of Italian Translation of The Death of Nature, Rinascita, no. 19, May 28, p. 17.

(92) 1988 Lidia Campagnano, "La natura maschile: I rapporti tra donne e scienza," Joint review of Review of Italian Translation of The Death of Nature, Manifesto, June 9.

(93) 1988 Paolo Campostrini, "Storia: Una lettura delle rivoluzioni scientifiche per dirci di quanta violenza su donne e natura è fatto il progresso," Review of Italian Translation of The Death of Nature, Alto Adige June 25.

(94) 1988 Gilberto Lonardi, "Una brutta fine," Review of Italian Translation of The Death of Nature, Corriere Del Ticino, Switzerland, June 25.

(95) 1988 Gilberto Lonardi, "La rivoluzione scientifica, il simbolico, Natura e donna agiscono da alleate," Review of Italian Translation of The Death of Nature, L'Arena June 29.

(96) 1988 Alfredo Ancora, "I filosofi e il cervello," Review of Italian Translation of The Death of Nature, Paese Sera, July 28.

(97) 1988 Silvia Vegetti Finzi, "Nostra sorella Terra, violentata dai maschi: La liberazione della donna non può prescindere dalla liberazione della natura," Review of Italian Translation of The Death of Nature, Corriére Della Sera, (largest newspaper in Italy, date illegible), p. 20.

(98) 1988 Review of Italian Translation of The Death of Nature, L'Europeo, August 26, p. 15.

(99) 1988 Daniela Minerva. "Signora Storia," Review of Italian Translation of The Death of Nature, L'Espresso, October 9, 1988, p. 202.

(100) 1988 Henry Krips. "After Nature," Arena Journal (Australia), 84 (Spring): 49-63.

(101) 1988 Holger Fliessbach. Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature. Salzburg Kultur. April.

(102) 1988 Detlev Janik. "Hemmungslose Ressourcen-Ausbeutung," Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature. Die Neue Ärztliche, May 24.

(103) 1989 G. Leutenegger. "Die Mechanisierung Der Welt," Orientierung, Zürich, Nr. 6, May, pp. 2-5.

(104) 1989 Pierre Lantz, Review of The Death of Nature, L'Harnsthieu, no. 1-2, 187-8.

(104a) 1989 Sandra Harding, "Value-Free Research is a Delusion,"New York Times, 22 Oct., 24.

(104b) 1989 John McEvoy, Discussion of Carolyn Merchant’s The Death of Nature in “Understanding the Copernican Revolution,” Teaching Philosophy, vol. 12, no. 2 (June): 145-160, see pp. 155-157.

(105) 1990 Mascha Riepl-Schmidt, review of Der Tod der Natur, Radius, March.

(105a) 1990 Beth Levine, "Earth Day Anniversary Celebrated with Bumper Crop of Books," Publisher’s Weekly, Trade News, March 16, pp. 41-44, see p. 44.

(106) 1990 Sue Curry Jansen, "Is Science a man? New feminist epistemologies and reconstructions of knowledge," Review Essay of several books including The Death of Nature, Theory and Society, 19 (1990): 235-46, see pp. 238-9.

(107) 1991 Jerry Mander, In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, pp. 211-2, 383.

(107a) 1991 Ellen Cronan Rose, "The Good Mother: From Gaia to Gilead," Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 77-97, see pp. 78-80.

(108) 1991 Sverker Sörlin, Nature Kontraktet: Om natureumgängets idéhistoria. Helsingborg: Carlsson Bokförlag, pp. 73-5.

(108a) 1991 Richard Tarnas, The Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas That Have Shaped Our World View (New York: Harmony Books), pp. 407, 467, 487.

(109) 1991 Discussion of Carolyn Merchant’s Der Tod der Natur, on Bayerischer Rundfunk (Public Broadcasting for Bavaria), Jan 24.

(109a) 1991 J. Ann Tickner, Discussion of Carolyn Merchant’s The Death of Nature in Gender in International Relations: Feminist Perspectives on Achieving Global Security (New York: Columbia University Press), pp. 103-109.

(110) 1993 Anja Rösen, "Tod de Natur," Review of German Translation of The Death of Nature. Koryphäe, No. 13, April, pp. 58-59.

(111) 1993 Gudrun Fischer, "Es kann verandert werden," Interview with Carolyn Merchant, Koryphäe, No. 13, April, pp. 60-61.

(112) 1994 Kerstin Stjärne, Härlig är jorden en örtagårdsberättelse. Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Förlag, pp. 189-93, 286.

(113) 1994 Ulrike Baureithel, "Hat die Waschmaschine ein Geschlecht?" Joint discussion of Der Tod der Natur in Die Tageszeitung, Saturday, 29 November, “Politisches Buch,” p. 12.

(113a) 1994 Lisa L. Diedrich, “Women & Science: A New Scientific Revolution,” Elliott Bay Booknotes, Seattle, WA (Spring), pp. 3-4, see p. 3.

(114) 1995 Virginia Richter, Review of Der Tod der Natur in Zensur Rundbrief, May.

(115) 1995 Abstract of Der Tod der Natur in Buch 2000, Mar 2.

(116) 1995 Abstract of Der Tod der Natur in Kaldsburger Korrespondenz, no. 226, November.

(117) 1995 Abstract of Der Tod der Natur in Naturwissenschaftliche Ruckschaft, vol. 6.

(118) 1995 Review of Der Tod der Natur in Politische Ökologie, 40 (January-February), pp. 73-74.

(119) 1995 Ronny Ambjörnsson, "Naturen som kvinna och hennes död," Västerbottens-Kuriren, 14 Sept, pp. 1, 5.

(120) 1997 Tom Jagenberg and David McKie, "The Death of Nature," Eco-Impacts and the Greening of Postmodernity: New Maps for Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, and Sociology (Thousand Oaks, Ca.: Sage Publications), pp. 2, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12 - 16, 109, 258.

(121) 1998 "Symposium on Carolyn Merchant’s The Death of Nature, "Citation Classics and Foundational Works," Organization and Environment 11, no. 2 (June 1998): 180-206. Reviews by Linda C. Forbes, John M. Jermier, Robyn Eckersley, Karen J. Warren, Max Oelschlaeger, Sverker Sörlin, and a retrospective by Carolyn Merchant.

(122) 2000 Kevin C. Armitage, "A Dialectic of Domination: Carolyn Merchant’s The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution, Reviewed for H-Ideas (online list serve). Note on review: "This review is part of the H-Ideas Retrospective Reviews series. This series reviews books published during the twentieth century which have been deemed to be among the most important contributions to the field of intellectual history."

(123) 2004 Richard Alexander, "Polluting the Environment. The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution" The Consumer Law Page, Alexander, Hawes & Audet, LLP, San Francisco, CA. http://consumerlawpage.com/article/nature-woman.shtml

(124) 2005 Rosemary Radford Ruether, Discussion of Carolyn Merchant’s The Death of Nature in Integrating Ecofeminism, Globalization, and World Religions. Lanham, MD: Roman and Littlefield, pp. 117, 120-121, 124.

(125) 2005 Noël Sturgeon, "Re-inspiration, Recommitment, and Revolution: Revisiting The Death of Nature by Carolyn Merchant, in Retrospective Reviews, The Death of Nature: Women Ecology and the Scientific Revolution, Environmental History, 10, no 4 (October 2005): 805-809.

(126) 2005 Donald Worster, "Carolyn Merchant's The Death of Nature at 25 Years," in Retrospective Reviews, The Death of Nature: Women Ecology and the Scientific Revolution, Environmental History, 10, no 4 (October 2005): 809-812.

(127) 2005 Vera Norwood, "Decaying Nature/Natural Beauty: How to Find Refuge Post-The Death of Nature?" in Retrospective Reviews, The Death of Nature: Women Ecology and the Scientific Revolution, Environmental History, 10, no 4 (October 2005): 812-815.

(128) 2006 "Getting Back to the Death of Nature: Re-reading Carolyn Merchant," Isis 97 (September). Introduction by Joan Cadden with reviews by Katharine Park, Gregg Mitman, and Charis Thompson and a response and review article by Carolyn Merchant.

(129) 2008 Stefania Barca. Scienza, genere e storia ambientale: Riflessioni a partire da La morte della natura. Contemporanea 11, no. 2 (April): 333-342.

(130) 2010 Naomi Klein. Discussion of Carolyn Merchant, The Death of Nature in "Gulf Oil Spill: A Hole in the World," The Guardian, UK, June 19.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2010/jun/19/naomi-klein-gulf-oil-spill

(131) 2013 Michael Northcott. Discussion of Carolyn Merchant, The Death of Nature in A Political Theology of Climate Change. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, pp. 54-55, 100.

(132) 2013 Tiziana Noce, “L’ecofeminismo di Carolyn Merchant: un ‘ecotopia per il terzo millennio’” [“The ecofeminism of Carolyn Merchant: an ‘ecotopia for the third millennium’”] in Genesis, vol. 12, no 2 (2013): 219-228.

 

 

Reviews and Discussions of Carolyn Merchant

Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England

(Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989, 2nd ed., 2010)

 

(1) 1989 Review of Ecological Revolutions, META: Mankind, Ethics, Technology, and the Arts, (December): 17.

(2) 1990 Linda Vance, "Learning From the Land," Review of Ecological Revolutions, Women's Review of Books, 7, no. 4 (January): 14.

(3) 1990 Steve Nadel, Green Letter/Greener Times, (Spring): 4, 39.

(4) 1990 Review of Ecological Revolutions, Berkeley Voice, April 26, p. 5

(5) 1990 Review of Ecological Revolutions, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Berkeley Tri-City News, April 27.

(6) 1990 Kael Loftus, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Ecocentric: Journal of Yale Environmentalists, 3, no. 2 (April): 8.

(7) 1990 Anon. Review of Ecological Revolutions, Agricultural History Newsletter, Jun, 1990.

(8) 1990 WR [Wallace Raven], Review of Ecological Revolutions, The Berkeleyan, May 2-15, p. 3.

(9) 1990 Roy Parker, Jr., Review of Ecological Revolutions, The Fayetteville Observer-Times Sunday, May 13, p. 8F.

(10) 1990 Sara Ebenreck, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Earth Ethics (Spring): 15-16.

(11) 1990 American Library Association, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Choice (May): 385-6.

(12) 1990 Review of Ecological Revolutions, Women and Environments (Spring): 22.

(13) 1990 Martin Gursky, Review of Ecological Revolutions, The Natural Farmer, Publication of the Natural Organic Farmer's Association, Barre, MA, 2, no. 6 (Summer): 8-9.

(13a) 1990 Cynthia Russett, Review of Ecological Revolutions, New England Quarterly, 63, no. 3 (September): 475-9.

(14) 1991 Ronny Ambjörnsson, "Romantisering av utplånat folk," Review of Ecological Revolutions, Dagens Nyheter, Stockholm, January 23.

(15) 1991 Review of Ecological Revolutions, Historical Journal of Massachusetts, Winter, p. 106.

(16) 1991 Donald Worster, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Pacific Historical Review, pp. 102-3.

(17) 1991 Thompson Smith, Review of Ecological Revolutions, The Maryland Historian, pp. 48-50.

(18) 1991 Yasuhide Kawashima, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Journal of American History, March, p. 1326.

(19) 1991 Dana D. Nelson, "New Worlds in American Studies," Joint review of Ecological Revolutions, American Quarterly, 43, no. 2 (June): 302-9, see pp. 305-9.

(20) 1991 Jennie Bain and I. G. Simmons, Review of Ecological Revolutions, International Journal of Environmental Studies, 37, pp. 131-2.

(21) 1991 Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Review of Ecological Revolutions, American Historical Review, 96, no. 3, pp. 945-6.

(22) 1991 Sven Wahlberg, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Sveriges Natur (Swedish Society for the Conservation of Nature publication), Sweden, Spring.

(23) 1991 Abby Peterson, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Kvinnovetenskaplig tidskrift, Sweden, Summer.

(24) 1991 Ronald Tobey, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Isis: International Review of the History of Science, 82, no. 3 (September): 542-3.

(25) 1991 Ronald Bordessa, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 81, no. 3 (September 1991): 546-8.

(26) 1991 Ellen Cronan Rose, "The Good Mother: From Gaia to Gilead," Frontiers, 12, no. 1 77-93, see p. 79-80.

(27) 1991 Theodore Steinberg, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Technology and Culture 32, no. 2, pt 1 (April): 398-9.

(28) 1991 Michael M. Bell, Review of Ecological Revolutions, The Geographical Review, 81, no. 3 (July): 367-9.

(29) 1991 Peter A. Coates, University of Bristol, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Journal of American Studies, 25, no. 2 (August): 296-7.

(30) 1991 Jean Richardson, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Journal of Forest and Conservation History, 35, no. 1 (July): 143.

(31) 1991 Ian Tyrrell, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Australasian Journal of American Studies 10, no. 2 (December ): 71-2.

(32) 1991 Sverker Sörlin, Nature Kontraktet: Om natureumgängets idéhistoria. Helsingborg: Carlsson Bokförlag, pp. 145-50.

(33) 1991 Marilyn Holly, Essay Review, Agriculture and Human Values, vol. 8, no. 3 (Summer), pp. 73-76.

(34) 1991 Barbara Karsky, University of Paris, VII, France, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Gender and History, vol. 3, no. 3.

(35) 1991 Anon., Review of Ecological Revolutions, Coalition for Education, in The Outdoors Newsletter, (Fall), p. 7.

(36) 1991 Anne K. Haugestad, "Økologiske revolusjoner: Natur, kjønn og vitenskap in New England," Kvinne: Kilder til kvinners historie, (April), pp. 111-114.

(37) 1992 Maria Osietzki, Review of Ecological Revolutions, Technikgeschichte Bd. 59, no. 1: 73-4.

(38) 1992 Carl Ryan, "Mother Earth Requires a Woman’s Touch," Toledo Blade, April 19, pp. 1, 8.

(39) 1992 "Ecology and Gender: Carolyn Merchant, Ecological Revolutions, Ch 1-4, 7-8, Session V, in "Different People, Different Places: Native Americans, Europeans, and the Environments They Created," A reading and discussion program developed by the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities as part of its 1992 Initiative, "Knowing Our Place: Humanistic Aspects of Environmental Issues."

(40) 1993 Gregory H. Nobles, Review Essay, Ecological Revolutions, Environmental History Review, 17, no. 3 (Fall 1993): 85-9.

(41) 1994 Robert Blair St. George, Review of Ecological Revolutions, American Indian Quarterly 18, no. 1 (Winter): 109-111.

(42) 1994 Ida Altman and Reginald D. Butler, "The Contact of Cultures: Perspectives on the Quincentenary," Joint Review of Ecological Revolutions, American Historical Review (April): 478-503.

(43) 1994 Priscilla Boucher, “Ecological Revolutions: Carolyn Merchant’s Old New England,” Capitalism, Nature, Socialism (CNS), 5, no. 2 (June): 119-121.

(44) 1997 Mary Zeiss Stange, "The Household of Nature," in Woman the Hunter (Boston: Beacon Press), pp. 74, 89-90.

(45) 2000 Beate M.W. Ratter, Nature, Kultur, und Komplexität: Adaptives Umweltmanagement am Niagara Escarpment in Ontario, Kanada (Berlin: Springer Verlag), pp. 81-84.

 

Reviews of Carolyn Merchant, Radical Ecology

(New York: Routledge, 1992; 2nd ed., 2005)

(1) 1992 Anon., "Eco-radicalism Supported," Future Survey (Oct).

(2) 1993 Mary Ann McLaughlin, Joint Review of Radical Ecology and Major Problems in American Environmental History, Vassar Quarterly, 90, no. 1 (Winter 1993): 15-17.

(3) 1993 M. Evans, Review of Radical Ecology. Choice (American Library Association), April, No. 30-4387, p. 295.

(4) 1993 Anon., Review of Radical Ecology, International Society for Environmental Ethics Newsletter (Fall), p. 21.

(5) 1993 Jan Clarke, Review of Radical Ecology. Canadian Woman Studies, 13, no. 3.

(6) 1993 Anon. Review of Radical Ecology. Feminist Bookstore News. January/February.

(7) 1993 Andrew Dobson, "Grassroots Activists," Times Higher Education Supplement (May).

(8) 1994 John Maskell, "Refreshing Look at Radical Ecology," Alternatives, vol. 20, no. 1.

(9) 1994 E.T. Review of Radical Ecology, Ethics (Jan.), p. 428.

(10) 1994 William E. Kilbourne, Review of Radical Ecology, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing vol. 13, no. 2 (Fall): pp. 323-326.

(11) 1994 Jeong-Ro Yoon, Radical Ecology, Capitalism, Nature, Socialism (Dec.), pp. 126-128.

(12) 1994 Tina Ramser, “Kin to the Earth: Carolyn Merchant,” Discussion of Carolyn Merchant’s books, including Radical Ecology, EcoNews, Arcata, CA, vol. 24, no. 8, p. 8.

(13) 1996 Mary Mellor, "The Politics of Women and Nature: Affinity, Contingency, or Material Relation?" Journal of Political Ideologies 1 (2): 147-64, see pp. 156-7; 162-3, notes 4, 42, 61-70.

(14) 1996 Jiyuji Sudo, "C. Merchant’s Conception of Environmental Ethics," Annals of Ethics (Japan), No. 45, p. 179.

(15) 2007 Frank R. Thomas, Review of Carolyn Merchant, Radical Ecology: The Search for a Livable World. 2nd edition. Human Ecology 35 (2007): 645-646.

 

 

Reviews of Carolyn Merchant, ed., Major Problems in American Environmental History

(Boston: D.C. Heath/Houghton Mifflin, 1993;

2nd ed. 2005; 3rd ed., Wadsworth Cengage, 2012)

(1) 1993 Mary Ann McLaughlin, Joint Review of Radical Ecology and Major Problems in American Environmental History, Vassar Quarterly, 90, no. 1 (Winter 1993): 15-17.

(2) 1994 Donald Hughes. Review of Major Problems in American Environmental History, Environmental History Review, 18, no. 2 (Summer 1994): 89-90.

 

 

Reviews of Carolyn Merchant, ed., Key Concepts in Critical Theory: Ecology

(Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1994; 2nd. ed., Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Press/Humanity Books, 2008)

(1) 1996 Review of Ecology, in Science, Technology, and Society, no. 108 (Summer), p. 15.

 

 

Reviews of Carolyn Merchant, Earthcare: Women and the Environment

(New York: Routledge, 1996)

(1) 1996 Susan Meret, Review of Earthcare: Women and the Environment in Library Journal (January), p. 12.

(2) 1996 Rebecca Huntington, “Ecofeminist: People and Nature are Halves of Whole,” Discussion of Earthcare, Lewiston Morning Tribune (Idaho), Sat., August 3, p. 6A.

(3) 1996 [Sue Clark], “A Feminist Perspective on the Environment,” Review of Earthcare: Women and the Environment, Breakthroughs, vol. 2, no. 2 (Fall), p. 14.

(4) 1997 Noël Sturgeon. Review of Earthcare: Women and the Environment, in Environmental History, 2, no. 3 (July 1997): 366-7.

(5) 1997 Sara Ebenreck. Review of Earthcare: Women and the Environment, in Environmental Ethics, 19, no. 3 (Fall 1997): 323-5.

(6) 1998 Bob Baker, "Nature and Women: To Explore, Enjoy, and Protect?" Review of Earthcare: Women and the Environment in Mountain State Sierran (Newsletter of the West Virginia Sierra Club), (March/April).

(7) 1998 Rochelle Johnson. Review of Earthcare: Women and the Environment, in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 5, no. 1 (Winter): 129-130.

(8) 1998 Patsy Hallen, Review of Earthcare: Women and the Environment, in Ethics and the Environment, 3, no. 2, pp. 129-130.

(9) 1999 Kate Rigby, "Women and Nature Revisited: Ecofeminist Reconfigurations of an Old Association," Arena Journal (Australia), no. 12, pp. 129-130.

(10) 1997 Stacy Alaimo, "Feminism, Nature, and Discursive Ecologies," Joint review of Carolyn Merchant, Earthcare: Women and the Environment, and Val Plumwood, Feminism and the Mastery of Nature EBR (Electronic Book Review), http://www.cide.cl/liderazgo/ge-stacy.PDF and http://www.altx.com/EBR/EBR4/ALAIMO.HTM

 

 

 

Reviews of Carolyn Merchant, ed., Green Versus Gold: Sources in California's Environmental History

(Washington, D.C. Island Press, 1998)

(1) 1998 Review of Green Versus Gold: Sources in California's Environmental History, "Reference and Research Book News," Book News, 5739 NE Sumner St., Portland, OR 97218 (November), #GE155, p. 62.

(2) 1998 Green Versus Gold, Abstracts of Public Administration, Development, and Environment (1997/1998), p. 69.

(3) 1999 Ken Worthy. Review of Green Versus Gold: Sources in California's Environmental History, for H-Net Book Review, published by H-ASEH@h-net.msu.edu (January 1999).

(4) 1999 David Schmidt, Review of Green Versus Gold: Sources in California's Environmental History (December 1999).

(5) 1999 Editor, Review of Green Versus Gold: Sources in California's Environmental History, "Recommended Reading from the Editor's Desks," California Wild, journal of the California Academy of Sciences, (Winter): 52.

(6) 1999 Gabriel Ross, Green Versus Gold, High Country News, March 15, 1999.

(7) 1999 Laughlin Fawcett, Review of Green Versus Gold: Sources in California's Environmental History, Landscape Architecture (March 1999): 86.

(8) 1999 Raymond Dasmann, Review of Green Versus Gold: Sources in California's Environmental History, for California History, (Summer, 1999): 117.

(9) 1999 Steven Stoll, Review of Green Versus Gold: Sources in California’s Environmental History for Environmental History, 4, no. 3 (July): 440-1.

(10) 1999 Andrew Honker, Review of Green Versus Gold: Sources in California’s Environmental History for Western Historical Quarterly (Summer 1999): 234.

 

Reviews of Carolyn Merchant, The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History

(New York: Columbia University Press, 2002)

2nd ed., 2007 as American Environmental History: An Introduction

(1) 2002 Review of The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History, Bookwatch, 10.

(2) 2002 Review of The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History, Reference Books Bulletin, (December 15), 776.

(3) 2003 K. Cleland-Sipfle, Review of The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History Choice (June): 1671.

(4) 2003 Carla S. Tengan. Review of The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History

History (Winter): 63.

(5) 2003 Marquita Hill. Review of The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History American Reference Books Annual, #1550.

(6) 2003 Peter Coates. Review of The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History, Environment and History, 9, no. 1 (February): 106-9.

(7) 2003 Geoffrey L. Buckley. Review of The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History, Environmental Conservation, 30, no. 3: 313.

(8) 2003 Arthur Westing, Review of The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History, Environment (October): 40.

(9) 2004 John Perkins, Review of The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History, Quarterly Review of Biology (June), pp. 220-221.

(10) 2006 Arn Keeling, Review of The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History (paperback), H-HistGeog (June).

 

Reviews of Carolyn Merchant, Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture

(New York: Routledge, 2003; paperback, 2004; 2nd ed., 2013)

 

(1) 2003 Review of Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture, Publisher’s Weekly (March 17): 63.

(2) 2003 "Recovering Eden." The Chronicle of Higher Education (April 11): B4.

(3) 2003 Paula DiPerna, "Who Needs Paradise?" Review of Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture, The Women’s Review of Books 20, no. 12 (September): 18-20.

(4) 2003 Tara Roeder, Review of Reinventing Eden, sju humanities review, St. John’s University, 2, no. 1 (fall).

(5) 2004 Roger Gottlieb, "Review Essay," Carolyn Merchant, of Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture, and Frederick Buell, From Apocalypse to Way of Life: Environmental Crisis in the American Century, Capitalism, Nature, Socialism, 15, no. 2 (June): 107-109.

(6) 2004 Jonna Higgins-Freese, "Trouble in Paradise," Carolyn Merchant’s Reinventing Eden examines the environmental fallout of the Genesis story, Grist magazine, 11 June.

(7) 2004 Dr. Adorjánné Farkas Magdolna ismertetésé, Review of Reinventing Eden, http://www.kia.hi.konyvtar/szemle/612.htm

(8) 2004 Heidi Hill, Review of Reinventing Eden, The View, University of Vermont (Sept 27).

(9) 2004 David Nye, Review of Carolyn Merchant's Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture, Technology and Culture, 45, no. 2 (April): 413-414.

(10) 2004 Joyce Chaplin, Review of Carolyn Merchant's Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture, Environmental History, 9 (October): 735-736.

(11) 2004 Paul W. Rea, Review of Carolyn Merchant's Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture, Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, 11, no. 2: 296-297.

(12) 2005 Rosemary Radford Ruether, Discussion of Carolyn Merchant’s Reinventing Eden in Integrating Ecofeminism, Globalization, and World Religions. Lanham, MD: Roman and Littlefield, pp. 121-123.

(13) 2004 Ronald A. Davidson, Review of Carolyn Merchant's Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture, Cultural Geographies, 12: 115.

(14) 2004 Wendy Donner, Review of Carolyn Merchant's Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture, Organization and Environment, 18, no. 3 (September): 379-381.

(15) 2004 Brian Black, Review of Carolyn Merchant's Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture, American Studies, 46, no. 1 (Spring): 146-147.