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Since Silent spring.

Graham, Frank

Since Silent spring.

by Graham, Frank

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Published by Houghton Miflin Co. in Boston .
Written in English

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

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15026673M
    ISBN 100395077532

      Widely considered to be the most important environmental book of the 20th century, Rachel Carson's Silent Spring has been reissued after 50 years. Margaret Atwood considers its impact and legacy. Graham, Frank, Since "Silent Spring," Houghton Mifflin, Graham's book offers a detailed account of the pesticide controversy that followed the publication of Silent Spring. Lear, Linda, Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature, Henry Holt & Co., Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature is widely regarded as the definitive biography of Carson.

    Buy a cheap copy of Since Silent Spring book. Free shipping over $ Since Silent Spring. by Graham, Frank,. Houghton Mifflin Co, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality .

    In publishing her game-changing book in , Silent Spring, Rachel Carson turned prose into a powerful tool for good. She transformed our perspective on the natural world around us, informing us of the dangers of rampant application of DDT, a powerful pesticide that poisoned birds. Silent Spring, First Edition. Pergamon Press, Condition: Good. 1st. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP More information about this seller | Contact this seller 1. Since Silent Spring. Frank Graham Jr. Published by Fawcett Crest () Used. First.

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Since Silent Spring. Hardcover – January 1, by Graham, Frank, (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ Cited by: This is a followup to Rachel Carson's 'Silent Spring', about 8 years after it was published.

It focuses on the followup to the publication of that book, and the viewpoints of different stakeholders as well as changes to the law caused by the book/5(5).

As a sequel to “Silent Spring,” it re ports (in an acceptable imitation of the Rachel Carson style) pesticide induced catastrophies that have. I came to Carson’s book from a special angle.

Several years after her death inher editor at Houghton Mifflin asked me to bring the history of the book’s publication up to date, and my work appeared in under the sibilant title, Since SilentI knew, was an unlikely target of controversy.

Since Silent Spring Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by Rachel Carson (Author) out of 5 stars 36 ratings.

See all 13 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(36). With the help of scientists from all over the United States and Since Silent spring. book Britain, I wrote Since Silent Spring over the next couple of years.

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 Since Silent spring.

book Times’ Book Review. Since Silent Spring by Frank Graham Jr. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Carson’s interest in DDT did not wane and DDT’s demise began with the publication of her book Silent Spring.1 By the time Silent Spring was published she was a renowned nature author and a former marine biologist with the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service. Silent Spring is a classic of American advocacy, a book that sparked a nationwide outcry against the use of pesticides, inspired legislation that. Since Silent Spring A Fawcett Crest book Fawcett world library: Author: Frank Graham: Publisher: Houghton-Mifflin, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

On Sept. 27,Rachel Carson changed her tone. Her next book, Silent Spring, which she called her “poison book,” was an angry, no.

Get this from a library. 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.

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. Yet environmental consciousness and environmental protest in some regions of the United States date back to the nineteenth century, with the advent of industrial manufacturing.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published, London: Hamilton, Description: xvi, pages ; 18 cm. Series Title. Silent Spring Review. Silent Spring turned out to be a milestone in raising global awareness of environmental issues. It is insightful and well-written. The book also conveys the voice of a woman who stood for truth even in the face of the assaults from the chemical industry, which went after her.

Since Silent spring by Graham, Frank, Publication date Topics Carson, Rachel, Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. A Fawcett Crest Book Includes bibliographical references Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books.

American Libraries. Uploaded by JesseBell Pages: 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. Our Story. Founded inSilent Spring Institute is the leading scientific research organization dedicated to uncovering the links between chemicals in our everyday environment and women’s health, with a focus on breast cancer prevention.

whose landmark book, Silent Spring, Silent Spring has since grown into a national. The US federal government responded quickly to Silent Spring. Disturbed by the excerpts of Silent Spring in the New Yorker, President John F.

Kennedy asked the Life Sciences Panel of the President’s Science Advisory Committee (PSAC) to investigate her claims. At a press conference on 29 Augusta reporter noted public concern about the. Since its publication inRachel Carson’s book Silent Spring has often been celebrated as the catalyst that sparked an American environmental movement.

Yet environmental consciousness and environmental protest in some regions of the United States date back to the nineteenth century, with the advent of industrial manufacturing and the. There were many wild animals and plant life that people would travel to see.

However, this activity ceases and the town changes. People become sick, animal populations dwindle, and plants are dying.

The once bustling environment is now quiet, which is why the book is called Silent Spring. The most important legacy of Silent Spring, though, was a new public awareness that nature was vulnerable to human intervention.

Carson had made a radical proposal: that, at times, technological.The Consequences of Silent Spring. Before her book Silent Spring was published inRachel Carson knew it would be controversial. Carson had written about how the reckless use of pesticides was contaminating the natural environment and slowly poisoning living things.