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On a farther shore : the life and legacy of Rachel Carson

Auteur : William Souder
Éditeur : New York : Crown Publishers, ©2012.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Biography : English : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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Rachel Carson, founder of the modern environmental movement, began work on her seminal book Silent Spring in the late 1950s, when a dizzying array of synthetic pesticides had come into use. Leading this chemical onslaught was the insecticide DDT. Effective against crop pests as well as insects that transmitted human diseases such as typhus and malaria, DDT had at first appeared safe. But as its use expanded,  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Biografieën (vorm)
Biography
History
biografi
Personne nommée : Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson
Type d’ouvrage : Biography
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : William Souder
ISBN : 9780307462206 030746220X 9780307462220 0307462226 9780307462213 0307462218
Numéro OCLC : 769424501
Description : 496 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenu : pt. 1. Water world : Miss Carson's book ; Bright as the midday sun ; Biologizing ; The English connection and the ocean deep ; This beautiful and sublime world ; Author triumphant --
pt. 2. Silent spring : Dorothy ; The enduring sea ; Earth on fire ; Collateral damage ; High tides and low --
Epilogue.
Responsabilité : William Souder.

Résumé :

Rachel Carson, founder of the modern environmental movement, began work on her seminal book Silent Spring in the late 1950s, when a dizzying array of synthetic pesticides had come into use. Leading this chemical onslaught was the insecticide DDT. Effective against crop pests as well as insects that transmitted human diseases such as typhus and malaria, DDT had at first appeared safe. But as its use expanded, alarming reports surfaced of collateral damage to fish, birds, and other wildlife. Silent Spring was a chilling indictment of DDT and its effects, and it shocked the public and forced the government to take action despite a withering attack on Carson from the chemicals industry. The book awakened the world to the heedless contamination of the environment and eventually led to the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency and to the banning of DDT and a host of related pesticides.

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