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Silent spring

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2002, ©1962.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 40th anniversary edView 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 enviornmentalist 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
ISBN: 061825305X 9780618253050 0618249060 9780618249060
OCLC Number: 824193202
Description: xix, 378 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Rachel Carson ; introduction by Linda Lear ; afterword by Edward O. Wilson ; [drawings by Lois and Louis Darling].

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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 enviornmentalist 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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