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Silent Spring by  Rachel Carson - First Edition. - 1962 - from E. C. Rare Books (SKU: biblio103440)

Silent Spring

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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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About This Item

Carson, Rachel. SILENT SPRING. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1962). First Edition. Published on 27 September, 1962, this classic work documented the detrimental effects on the environment of the indiscriminate use of pesticides. Carson accused the chemical industry of spreading disinformation and public officials of accepting industry claims unquestioningly. A game changer and a wakeup call.

Synopsis

Silent Spring is a book written by Rachel Carson and published by Houghton Mifflin in September 1962. The book is widely credited with helping launch the environmental movement. When Silent Spring was published, Rachel Carson was already a well-known writer on natural history, but had not previously been a social critic.

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Bookseller
E. C. Rare Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio103440
Title
Silent Spring
Author
Carson, Rachel
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Co
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1962
Keywords
Rachel Carson, Environmentalism, Pesticides

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