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DDT, Silent Spring, and the Rise of Environmentalism: Classic Texts

Thomas Dunlap - Science - 2015 - 160 pages
No single event played a greater role in the birth of modern environmentalism than the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring and its assault on insecticides. The ...
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Rachel Carson: Challenging Authors

Karen F. Stein - Education - 2013 - 194 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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What a Book Can Do: The Publication and Reception of Silent Spring

Priscilla Coit Murphy - Business & Economics - 2007 - 254 pages
In 1962, the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring sparked widespread public debate on the hazards of pesticide abuse for humans and their environment. This work ...
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Rachel Carson: The Environmental Movement

John Henricksson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1991 - 96 pages
A biography of the biologist focusing on the events that led her to expose pesticide pollution in her book "Silent Spring" and her legacy as a founder of the environmental ...
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Eco-Freaks: Environmentalism Is Hazardous to Your Health!

John Berlau - Political Science - 2006 - 256 pages
Tree-huggers may actually be squeezing the life out of the environment. In a book that is alternately alarming, enlightening, ironic, and entertaining, award-winning journalist ...
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The National Audubon Society: Speaking for Nature ; a Century of Conservation

Les Line - Nature - 1999 - 240 pages
The world's best nature photographers celebrate a century of the National Audubon Society with 150 full-color photographs depicting herons, wolves, whooping cranes, whales ...
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