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The gentle subversive : Rachel Carson, Silent spring, and the rise of the environmental movement

Author: Mark H Lytle
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: New narratives in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the path by which renowned scientist Rachel Carson came to write "Silent Spring", subsequently founding the environmental movement. This book presents the story of Carson's life and recognises  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Rachel Carson; Rachel Louise Carson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark H Lytle
ISBN: 0195172469 9780195172461 0195172477 9780195172478
OCLC Number: 261198532
Description: x, 277 p. : ill., portr. ; 18 cm.
Contents: Foreword ; Prologue ; 1. Spring: Sense of Wonder: Under the Sea-Wind ; 2. Summer: Florescence: The Sea Around Us ; 3. Fall: The Fullness of Life: From The Edge of the Sea to DDT ; 4. Winter: The Poison Book and the Dark Season of Vindication ; Epilogue: Rachel Carson: The Legacy ; Afterword ; Bibliography ; Index
Series Title: New narratives in American history.
Responsibility: Mark Hamilton Lytle.
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The author wonderfully weaves literary interpretation, intimate biographical detail, and sociopolitical observations into a new narrative on the life and influence of Rachel Carson. Jim Bingen, Read more...

 
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