RACHEL CARSON WITNESS FOR NATURE

Author(s): LEAR LINDA

Environment | Conservation

The biography of the ecologist and nature writer whose book "Silent Spring" began a movement that transformed the way we understand ourselves and the living world. Carson blew the whistle on the petro-chemical industry at a time when pesticides were regarded as a miracle cure all. When "Silent Spring" appeared in 1962 it did more than any single publication or event to alert the world to the hazards of enviromental pollution.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780140273014
  • : pengui
  • : pengui
  • : March 1999
  • : 198mm X 128mm X 31mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 656
  • : b&w photographs
  • : LEAR LINDA
  • : P
  • : 1
  • : 577.092