America as second creation brilliantly reworks leo marxs machine in the garden thesis in the light of four decades of scholarship on technology environment and american culture david nyes dissection of americas foundation narratives and their simultaneously elaborated counter narratives is masterly. David nye in america as second creation technology and narratives of new beginnings discusses a series of technologically based narratives that account for the origins and subsequent development of america these foundation stories first appeared a generation or so after 1776 told of the creation of a new nation and featured a central material artifact first the axe then the mill the . America as second creation technology and narratives as new beginnings by david e nye mit press cambridge ma usa 2003 381 pp illus trade isbn 0 262 14081 0 isbn 0 262 14081 0 thanks to the popularizers of science during the past decade a fascination with cosmology has led to a widespread rejection of simple causality at least as far as the formation of the universe is . America as second creation technology and narratives of new beginnings mit press pdf after 1776 the former american colonies began to reimagine themselves as a unified self created community technologies had an important role in the resulting national narratives and a few. America as second creation technology and narratives of new beginningsby david e nye cambridge mit press 2003 x 371 pp index notes bibliography
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