DDT: Scientists, Citizens, and Public Policy

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Princeton University Press, Jul 14, 2014 - Science - 328 pages
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From the time the public learned of DDT's dramatic containment of a typhus epidemic in Naples during World War II to the ban on DDT by the Environmental Protection Agency in 1972, this is the story of the controversial pesticide and its part in the rise of the environmental movement.

Originally published in 1981.

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Contents

Part 1 Preparation for DDT
15
Part 2 Learning about DDT
57
Part 3 Changing Directions
127
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