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Silent spring revisited

Author: Conor Mark Jameson
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2013, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American scientist and author Rachel Carson is said to have sparked the modern day environmental movement with the publication of Silent Spring in 1962. She made vivid the prospect of life without birdsong. But has her warning been heeded?
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Conor Mark Jameson
ISBN: 9781408194072 1408194074
OCLC Number: 833275510
Notes: Originally published: London: Bloomsbury, 2012.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Contents: PrologueIntroductionThe SixtiesThe SeventiesThe EightiesThe NinetiesThe 21st CenturyPostscriptAcknowledgementsFurther readingIndex
Responsibility: Conor Mark Jameson.

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American scientist and author Rachel Carson is said to have sparked the modern day environmental movement with the publication of Silent Spring in 1962. She made vivid the prospect of life without birdsong. But has her warning been heeded?

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Jameson... has skillfully stiched together a narrative that reveals the highs and lows of conservation, and will, I am sure, convince many that the good fight is still worth it. * Birdwatch * A clear Read more...

 
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