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What a book can do : the publication and reception of 'Silent spring'

Author: Priscilla Coit Murphy
Publisher: Amherst Univ. of Massachusetts Press 2007
Series: Studies in print culture and the history of the book
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback printView all editions and formats
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In 1962 the publication of Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" sparked widespread public debate on the issue of pesticide abuse and environmental degradation. Priscilla Coit Murphy explores the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Priscilla Coit Murphy
ISBN: 1558494766 9781558494763
OCLC Number: 838835372
Description: XVI, 254 Seiten 24 cm
Series Title: Studies in print culture and the history of the book
Responsibility: Priscilla Coit Murphy

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