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Since Silent Spring

Graham, Frank

Since Silent Spring

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Published by Fawcett publications in Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English

  • Carson, Rachel, -- 1907-1964.,
  • Pesticides -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes


    Statementby Frank Graham.
    SeriesFawcett Crest book -- M1496
    LC ClassificationsQH75 .G68 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. --
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18699616M

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To my surprise (and, I suspect, to Houghton Mifflin’s too) the book became a modest success. Published shortly after the first Earth Day, it was reviewed on the first page of the New York Times’ Book Review. The Myth of Silent Spring Book Summary: Since its publication inRachel Carson’s book Silent Spring has often been celebrated as the catalyst that sparked an American environmental movement.

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In the book, Carson drew attention to the damage to the environment being caused by pesticides, particularly the toxic effects of dichloro diphenyl trichloroethane (DDT) on the bird population. Carson’s conclusions also suggested potential harm to humans.

The chemical industry’s reaction to Silent Spring was, predictably, explosive. Rachel Carson’s watershed work Silent Spring is first published on Septem Originally serialized in The New Yorker magazine, the book shed light on the damage that man-made.

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Since Silent Spring. by Graham, Frank. Houghton Mifflin Co, Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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Graham provides a welcome review of what has and has not been accomplished in pesticide control since then. After a graceful tribute to Miss Carson and a review of the astonishing controversy following the book's publication, the author highlights major set-to's among ecologists, politicians and industry.

First published by Houghton Mifflin inSilent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water.

“Silent Spring became a runaway bestseller, with international reverberations [It is] well crafted, fearless and succinct/5(32). We can find an answer in the work of Rachel Carson, best known now as the author of Silent Spring — a best-selling book detailing the devastating effects of unregulated pesticide and.

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Indeed and both content and writing style wise, Rachel Carsons seminal and oh so important for the environmental movement Silent Spring generally reads both flowingly and with graceful, understated (but also emotionally textually dense) eloquence (but yes and sadly, after more than fifty years since the publication of Silent Sprung, there 4/5.

Originally planned as an article, Silent Spring became a book of more than two hundred pages when the only outlet she could find was the book publisher Houghton Mifflin.

Though Silent Spring is without question her best-known book today, Carson was already a national literary celebrity when it came out.

Silent Spring Silent Spring is an environmental science book by Rachel Carson. The book was published on Septemdocumenting the adverse environ. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published, London: Hamilton, Description: xvi, pages ; 18 cm.

Series Title. On publication day, Septemthe advance sales of Silent Spring tota copies and anothercopies were sent to the Book of the Month Club. Carson's book educated many people about the dangers of indiscriminate pesticide use, and challenged them to become informed and to act.

Silent Spring  is considered the book that started the global grassroots environmental movement. Released init focuses on the negative effects of chemical pesticides that were, at the time, a large part of US agriculture.

Rachel Carson and her work began initiating a shift in global environmental consciousness. Since Silent spring.

[Frank Graham] -- Describes the background of Rachel Carson and her book, discusses the question of pesticides as it stands today and shows what the average citizen can do to change the situation. Fifty Years After Silent Spring, Attacks on Science Continue.

When Silent Spring was published inauthor Rachel Carson was subjected to vicious personal assaults that had nothing do with the science or the merits of pesticide use.

Those attacks find a troubling parallel today in the campaigns against climate scientists who point to evidence of a rapidly warming world. Silent Spring would be published in the same year as the Cuban missile crisis: the cold war was at its height. The chemical industry, which had.

Rachel Carson loved the ocean and wrote three books about its mysteries. But it was with her fourth book, Silent Spring, that this unassuming biologist transformed our relationship with the natural world.

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Wonder and humility are just some of the gifts of Silent Spring. They remind us that we, like all other living creatures, are part of the vast ecosystems of the earth, part of the whole stream of fife.

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Silent Spring began with a “fable for tomorrow” – a true story using a composite of examples drawn from many real communities where the use of DDT had caused damage to wildlife, birds, bees, agricultural animals, domestic pets, and even humans. Carson used it as an introduction to a very scientifically complicated and already controversial subject.

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