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Silent spring : [the world-famous Bestseller about our ravaged environment and the man-made pollution that is imperiling all life on earth].

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Greenwich, Conn. : Fawcett Publ., 1962.
Series: A Fawcett Crest Book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1962, "Silent spring" can single-handedly be credited with sounding the alarm and raising the awareness of humankind's collective impact on its own future through chemical pollution. Scientist and pioneering environmentalist Rachel Carson presents a detailed account of the development of military biocides and their derivative cousins: our common pesticides and herbicides.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Carson
OCLC Number: 256607965
Description: x, 304 S.
Series Title: A Fawcett Crest Book.

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First published in 1962, "Silent spring" can single-handedly be credited with sounding the alarm and raising the awareness of humankind's collective impact on its own future through chemical pollution. Scientist and pioneering environmentalist Rachel Carson presents a detailed account of the development of military biocides and their derivative cousins: our common pesticides and herbicides.

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