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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, NY : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: New narratives in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the evolution of Carson's ideas about nature, her love for the sea, her career as a biologist, and above all her emergence as a writer of extraordinary moral and ecological vision.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biographie
Biography
biografi
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lytle, Mark H.
Gentle subversive.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)989014407
Named Person: Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark H Lytle
ISBN: 0195172469 9780195172461 0195172477 9780195172478
OCLC Number: 70176956
Description: x, 277 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Foreword ---
Acknowledgments --
Prologue --
1. Spring --
Sense of wonder : under the sea-wind --
2. g Summer --
Florescence : the sea around us --
3. Fall --
The fullness of life : from the edge of the sea to DDT --
4. Winter --
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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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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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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