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Carson's Silent Spring: A Reader's Guide

Joni Seager - History - 2014 - 176 pages
Silent Spring is a watershed moment in the history of environmentalism. Credited with launching the modern environmental movement, it provoked the ban on DDT in the US ten ...
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The Gentle Subversive : Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise of the ...

Mark Hamilton Lytle Professor of History and Environmental Studies Bard College - Science - 2007 - 288 pages
Rachel Carson's Silent Spring antagonized some of the most powerful interests in the nation--including the farm block and the agricultural chemical industry--and helped launch ...
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Rachel Carson: Challenging Authors

Karen F. Stein - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 212 pages
Karen F. Stein University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA Rachel Carson is the twentieth century's most significant environmentalist. Her books about the sea blend science and ...
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DDT, Silent Spring, and the Rise of Environmentalism: Classic Texts

Thomas R. Dunlap - Health & Fitness - 2008 - 150 pages
No single event played a greater role in the birth of modern environmentalism than the publication of Rachel Carson'sSilent Springand its assault on insecticides. The documents ...
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Rachel Carson

Mary A. McCay - Science - 1993 - 122 pages
One of the preeminent naturalist writers of the twentieth century, Rachel Carson was widely praised for her coupling of scientific acumen with a lyrical prose style. Her ...
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