Silent Spring

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618249060
Size: 80.91 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: 10.61 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: Gino J. Marco
Publisher: An American Chemical Society Publication
Size: 69.12 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.

Ddt Silent Spring And The Rise Of Environmentalism

Author: Thomas Dunlap
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295998954
Size: 26.25 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

Author: Nikki Springer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351352865
Size: 15.99 MB
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Rachel Carson’s 1962 Silent Spring is one of the few books that can claim to be epoch-making.

The Myth Of Silent Spring

Author: Chad Montrie
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520291336
Size: 79.69 MB
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In turn, as the modern age dawned, they relied on labor unions, sportsmen’s clubs, racial and ethnic organizations, and community groups to respond accordingly. The Myth of Silent Spring tells this story.

And No Birds Sing

Author: Craig Waddell
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 9780809322190
Size: 10.45 MB
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Together, these essays explore Silent Spring's effectiveness in conveying its disturbing message and the rhetorical strategies that helped create its wide influence.