The Machine in the Garden

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Marx, Leo. The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America. New York: Oxford UP, 1964, 1970. Rpt. as A Galaxy Book paperback, 1967.

The "garden" is America, the New World; the machine is urban culture in general and technology in particular.

An application of LM's work may be found in K. Blair's analysis of Star Trek'' and in David Brook's Bobos in Paradise.[1]