Silent Spring

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618249060
Size: 54.60 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: 78.82 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: 30.43 MB
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They still love to buy a book like Miss Carson's Silent Spring to read about their
imminent death. An indictment of the use of pesticides on farms, in forests and in
suburban backyards, Silent Spring might just as easily have been called
190,000,000 Guinea Pigs. For in Silent Spring I met again the old victims of my
childhood dressed in more graceful prose. “As matters stand now,” Miss Carson
wrote, “we are in little better position than the guests of the Borgias.” She
conjured up an ...

Beyond Silent Spring

Author: H.F. van Emden
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0412728001
Size: 61.96 MB
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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.

Silent Spring At 50

Author: Roger Meiners
Publisher: Cato Institute
ISBN: 1937184196
Size: 47.44 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.

The Gentle Subversive

Author: Mark Hamilton Lytle
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198038534
Size: 30.57 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
Size: 74.55 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.

Carson S Silent Spring

Author: Joni Seager
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441132821
Size: 69.17 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.