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Silent Spring



Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson’s passionate concern for the future of our planet reverberated powerfully throughout the world, and her eloquent book was instrumental in launching the environmental…

Silent Spring

ISBN 10 : 0618249060
ISBN 13 : 9780618249060

Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans...


Silent Spring

ISBN 10 : 0547527624
ISBN 13 : 9780547527628

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that ..


Silent Spring

ISBN 10 : 9966469303
ISBN 13 : 9789966469304

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What A Book Can Do

ISBN 10 : 1558495827
ISBN 13 : 9781558495821

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 explores ho..


Silent Spring Revisited

ISBN 10 : 9781408194072
ISBN 13 : 1408194074

Fifty years after the publication of the seminal Silent Spring, Conor Mark Jameson reflects on Rachel Carson's legacy and asks the question - are we still silencing the spring?..


Ddt Silent Spring And The Rise Of Environmentalism

ISBN 10 : 0295988347
ISBN 13 : 9780295988344

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 col..


Rachel Carson S Silent Spring

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From the final decades of the eighteenth century to the present day, a relatively few social and political documents have been written and circulated, then have gone on to change t..