Silent Spring

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

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  • Author : Rachel Carson
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Pages : 378 pages
  • ISBN : 9780618249060
  • Rating : 4/5 from 30 reviews
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Silent Spring

Silent Spring
  • Author : Rachel Carson
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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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
  • Release : 18 September 2012
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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 influence. In Silent Spring at 50: The False Crises of Rachel Carson, a team of national experts explores the book’s historical context, the science it was built on, and the

Rachel Carson: Silent Spring & Other Writings on the Environment (LOA #307)

Rachel Carson: Silent Spring & Other Writings on the Environment (LOA #307)
  • Author : Rachel Carson
  • Publisher : Library of America
  • Release : 27 March 2018
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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 century together with rare letters, speeches, and other writings that reveal the personal courage and passionate commitment of its author. A huge bestseller when published in September 1962, Silent Spring led

Carson's Silent Spring

Carson's Silent Spring
  • Author : Joni Seager
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 28 August 2014
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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 enjoined is possibly its most important legacy; one that is foundational for changing the ways in which we think about the health effects of the chemical immersion that constitutes modern

Beyond Silent Spring

Beyond Silent Spring
  • Author : H.F. van Emden,David B. Peakall
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 June 1996
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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 else, the book also served as an ecological primer, demonstrating the interrelationship of all things and the dependence of each on a healthy environment for survival. Today, Silent Spring is

The Myth of Silent Spring

The Myth of Silent Spring
  • Author : Chad Montrie
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 26 January 2018
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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 consequent growth of cities. As these changes transformed people's lives, ordinary Americans came to recognize the connections between economic exploitation, social inequality, and environmental problems. As the modern age dawned,

Before Silent Spring

Before Silent Spring
  • Author : James C. Whorton
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 08 March 2015
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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 1860s. The book examines the period before the publication of Rachel Carson's famous Silent Spring, tracing the origins of the residue problem and exploring the complicated network of interest groups

DDT, Silent Spring, and the Rise of Environmentalism

DDT, Silent Spring, and the Rise of Environmentalism
  • Author : Thomas Dunlap
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Release : 24 August 2017
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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 and government reports, advertisements from industry journals, articles from popular magazines, and the famous �Fable for Tomorrow� from Silent Spring. Beginning with attitudes toward nature at the turn of the

The Sea Around Us

The Sea Around Us
  • Author : Rachel Carson
  • Publisher : Librorium Editions
  • Release : 10 September 2019
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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 and conservationist. The book was awarded both the 1952 National Book Award for Nonfiction and a Burroughs Medal in nature writing.

Silent Spring Revisited

Silent Spring Revisited
  • Author : Conor Mark Jameson
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 06 June 2013
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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?

Writing Science in Plain English

Writing Science in Plain English
  • Author : Anne E. Greene
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 24 May 2013
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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 based on what readers need in order to understand complex information, including concrete subjects, strong verbs, consistent terms, and organized paragraphs. The author, a biologist and an experienced teacher of

Silent Spring

Silent Spring
  • Author : Rachel Carson
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release : 31 August 2021
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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 has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality

The 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time

The 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time
  • Author : Robert McCrum
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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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 ends in 2014 with Elizabeth Kolbert's The Sixth Extinction. And in between, on this extraordinary voyage through the written treasures of our culture we meet Pepys' Diaries, Charles Darwin's The Origin