Silent Spring

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618249060
Size: 18.77 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.

What A Book Can Do

Author: Priscilla Coit Murphy
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558495821
Size: 15.60 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.

Ddt Silent Spring And The Rise Of Environmentalism

Author: Thomas Dunlap
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295998954
Size: 77.11 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 ...

Silent Spring Revisited

Author: Conor Mark Jameson
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408194074
Size: 52.60 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?

Silent Spring Revisited

Author: Gino J. Marco
Publisher: An American Chemical Society Publication
ISBN:
Size: 41.85 MB
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How do we trade off the dangers of toxic chemicals and their cost to the environment with the benefits of higher agricultural productivity? This book presents a daring new look at these very important concerns.

Silent Spring

Author: Nikki Springer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351352865
Size: 43.61 MB
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Rachel Carson’s 1962 Silent Spring is one of the few books that can claim to be epoch-making.

Rachel Carson S Silent Spring

Author: Alex MacGillivray
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN:
Size: 79.14 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.