Silent Spring

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618249060
Size: 42.26 MB
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Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans.

Silent Spring

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547527628
Size: 61.29 MB
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The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water.

Silent Spring At 50

Author: Roger Meiners
Publisher: Cato Institute
ISBN: 1937184196
Size: 28.53 MB
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As an iconic work, the book has often been shielded from critical inquiry, but this landmark anniversary provides an excellent opportunity to reassess its legacy and influence.

What A Book Can Do

Author: Priscilla Coit Murphy
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558495821
Size: 27.22 MB
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This work explores how a newsmaking book enabled a single voice of warning to gain the attention of the entire country, and beyond.

Silent Spring Revisited

Author: Conor Mark Jameson
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408194074
Size: 53.56 MB
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Fifty years after the publication of the seminal Silent Spring, Conor Mark Jameson reflects on Rachel Carson's legacy and asks the question - are we still silencing the spring?

Carson S Silent Spring

Author: Joni Seager
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441128999
Size: 48.53 MB
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This book provides an in-depth analysis and contextualisation of Silent Spring. It also surveys the lasting impact the text has had on the environmentalist movement in the last fifty years.

Ddt Silent Spring And The Rise Of Environmentalism

Author: Thomas Dunlap
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295998954
Size: 63.60 MB
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Beginning with attitudes toward nature at the turn of the twentieth century, the book moves through the use and early regulation of pesticides; the introduction and early success of DDT; the discovery of its environmental effects; and the ...

The Gentle Subversive

Author: Mark Hamilton Lytle
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199883823
Size: 56.98 MB
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In The Gentle Subversive, Mark Hamilton Lytle offers a compact biography of Carson, illuminating the road that led to this vastly influential book.

Rachel Carson S Silent Spring

Author: Alex MacGillivray
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN:
Size: 14.31 MB
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Brief and concisely written, each title in this series makes engrossing reading and provides readers with insights into the dynamics of modern history. Each title in this series is enhanced with approximately 70 color illustrations.