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Rachel Carson : ecologist and activist

Author: Mary Gow
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, ©2005.
Series: Great minds of science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title lends insight into the life and work of a pioneering scientist and ecologist. Rachel Carson was an American marine biologist who wrote several books reflecting her lifelong interest in the seas and the seashores. In her writings, Carson stressed the interrelation of all living things, marking her as one of the most important figures of the environmental movement of the mid-twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Gow
ISBN: 0766025039 9780766025035
OCLC Number: 57392717
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Deadly consequences --
Childhood in nature --
Becoming a scientist --
Writing, science, and government work --
Writing the sea --
Age of pesticides --
Silent spring --
"Noisy summer" --
Tide of environmental consciousness --
Activities --
Chronology --
Chapter notes --
Glossary --
Further reading --
Internet addresses --
Index.
Series Title: Great minds of science.
Responsibility: Mary Gow.

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This title lends insight into the life and work of a pioneering scientist and ecologist. Rachel Carson was an American marine biologist who wrote several books reflecting her lifelong interest in the seas and the seashores. In her writings, Carson stressed the interrelation of all living things, marking her as one of the most important figures of the environmental movement of the mid-twentieth century.

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