Silent Spring
  • Author : Rachel Carson
  • Release Date : 26 May 2022
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Genre : Nature
  • Pages : 378
  • ISBN 13 : 0618249060
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Book Description: Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans.

Silent Spring

Silent Spring

Author : Rachel Carson
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Nature
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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....

Silent Spring at 50

Silent Spring at 50

Author : Roger Meiners,Pierre Desrochers,Andrew Morriss
Publisher : Cato Institute
Genre : Political Science
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Widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement when published 50 years ago, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring had a profound impact on our society. 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 ...

Beyond Silent Spring

Beyond Silent Spring

Author : H.F. van Emden,David B. Peakall
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Science
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More than 32 years ago, Rachel Carson's Silent Spring appeared upon the scene as a landmark of literary achievement which contributed greatly to the foundation of the modern environmental movement. Rachel Carson had designed Silent Spring to shock the public into action against the misuse of chemical pesticides. More than anything ...

The Myth of Silent Spring

The Myth of Silent Spring

Author : Chad Montrie
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : Nature
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Since its publication in 1962, Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring has often been celebrated as the catalyst that sparked an American environmental movement. Yet environmental consciousness and environmental protest in some regions of the United States date back to the nineteenth century, with the advent of industrial manufacturing and the ...

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Rachel Carson Silent Spring Other Writings on the Environment LOA 307

Author : Rachel Carson
Publisher : Library of America
Genre : Nature
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The book that sparked the modern environmental movement, with an unprecedented collection of letters, speeches, and other writings that reveal the extraordinary courage and vision of its author Library of America launches its Rachel Carson edition with this deluxe illustrated volume presenting one of the landmark books of the twentieth ...

Before Silent Spring

Before Silent Spring

Author : James C. Whorton
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Genre : Science
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Modern consumers are well aware that the food they eat is tainted by pesticidal residues; they are less aware that their great-grandparents faced the same hazard. James C. Whorton's history of this public health menace emphasizes that insecticides have been contaminating produce since the introduction of chemical pesticides in the 1860...

Carson s Silent Spring

Carson s Silent Spring

Author : Joni Seager
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : History
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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 years later and it has been an inspiration for feminist health movements. Yet the shift in public health paradigms that Silent Spring ...

Silent Spring Revisited

Silent Spring Revisited

Author : Conor Mark Jameson
Publisher : A&C Black
Genre : Nature
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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?...

Silent Spring

Silent Spring

Author : Rachel Carson
Publisher : Good Press
Genre : Fiction
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"Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition ...

DDT  Silent Spring  and the Rise of Environmentalism

DDT Silent Spring and the Rise of Environmentalism

Author : Thomas Dunlap
Publisher : University of Washington Press
Genre : Science
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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 documents collected by Thomas Dunlap trace shifting attitudes toward DDT and pesticides in general through a variety of sources: excerpts from scientific studies ...

The 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time

The 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time

Author : Robert McCrum
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Best books
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100 Best Non Fiction Books has its origins in the recent 2 year-long Observer serial which every week featured a work of non fiction). It is also a companion volume to McCrum's very successful 100 Best Novels published by Galileo in 2015. The list of books starts in 1611 with the King James Bible and ...

Writing Science in Plain English

Writing Science in Plain English

Author : Anne E. Greene
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : Reference
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Scientific writing is often dry, wordy, and difficult to understand. But, as Anne E. Greene shows in Writing Science in Plain English,writers from all scientific disciplines can learn to produce clear, concise prose by mastering just a few simple principles. This short, focused guide presents a dozen such principles ...

The Sea Around Us

The Sea Around Us

Author : Rachel Carson
Publisher : Librorium Editions
Genre : Science
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The Sea Around Us reveals the science and poetry of the sea while ranging from its primeval beginnings to the latest scientific probings. Often described as poetic, it is Carsons second published book and the one that launched her into the public eye and a second career as a writer ...

Living Downstream

Living Downstream

Author : Sandra Steingraber
Publisher : Virago Press
Genre : Cancer
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Published more than three decades after Rachel Carson's Silent Spring warned of the impact of chemicals on the environment, this book offers a critique of current thinking on cancer and its causes. It argues that the evidence has been wilfully ignored, and that the environment is still being poisoned. Throughout ...