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Caroline Maniaque-Benton

Caroline Maniaque-Benton is Professor of the History of Architecture and Design at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture Normandie. She is the author of French Encounters with the American Counterculture 1960–1980 and other books.

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The Whole Earth Catalog was a cultural touchstone of the 1960s and 1970s. The iconic cover image of the Earth viewed from space made it one of the most recognizable books on bookstore shelves. Between 1968 and 1971, almost two million copies of its various editions were sold, and not just to commune-dwellers and hippies. Millions of mainstream readers turned to the Whole Earth Catalog for practical advice and intellectual stimulation, finding everything from a review of Buckminster Fuller to recommendations for juicers.