Silent Spring

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618249060
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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: 22.54 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 Revisited

Author: Conor Mark Jameson
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408194074
Size: 24.53 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?

What A Book Can Do

Author: Priscilla Coit Murphy
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558495821
Size: 17.29 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.

Beyond Silent Spring

Author: H.F. van Emden
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0412728001
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More than anything else, the book also served as an ecological primer, demonstrating the interrelationship of all things and the dependence of each on a healthy environment for survival.

Ddt Silent Spring And The Rise Of Environmentalism

Author: Thomas Dunlap
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295998954
Size: 70.58 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 At 50

Author: Roger Meiners
Publisher: Cato Institute
ISBN: 1937184196
Size: 30.74 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.

Carson S Silent Spring

Author: Joni Seager
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441128999
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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.