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Professor of History Leo Marx (MIT) spoke about landscape and post-modernity with topics including The Great Gatsby, the myth of American origins, pastoralism, progressivism, and primitivism, wilderness, and Bill McKibben's The End of Nature.
1 hr. 29 min. 45 sec.
00:09:53 The Great Gatsby
00:17:35 The myth of American origins
00:39:54 Wilderness and Bill McKibben
00:58:48 Ben Thompson and Faneuil Hall
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RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record
Leo Marx, Architecture, Landscape, post-modernity, wilderness, America, lectures and lecturing, lecture, archives
Architecture | Landscape Architecture
Marx, Leo; Department, Landscape Architecture; Department, Architecture; and Archives, RISD, "Architecture Lecture | Leo Marx, March 5, 1998" (1998). Architecture Lectures, 1994-2007. 23.