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Silent spring. [The effects of chemical pesticides]

Rachel Carson's Silent Spring

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  • "Silent Spring"
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  • "Stumme Frühling (Silent spring)"

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  • "Rachel Carson's Silent Spring"@en
  • ""Rarely does a single book alter the course of history, but Rachel Carson's 'Silent Spring' did exactly that. The outcry that followed its publication in 1962 forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson's passionate concern for the future of our planet reverberated powerfully throughout the world, and her elequent book was instrumental in launching the environmental movement. It is without question one of the landmark books of the twentieth century"--p. [4] of cover."
  • "Rachel Carson's Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson's passionate concern for the future of our planet reverberated powerfully throughout the world, and her eloquent book was instrumental in launching the environmental movement. It is without question one of the landmark books of the twentieth century. In 2012 we invite you to join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of this great work."@en
  • "Rachel Carson?s Silent Spring."
  • ""An important, controversial account ... of the way in which man's use of poisons to control insect pests and unwanted vegetation is changing the balance of nature." Booklist."
  • "First Published in 1962, Silent 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 ... Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters" (Peter Matthiessen, for Time's "100 Most Influential People of the Century"). This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates Rachel Carson's watershed book with new essays by the author and scientist Edward O. Wilson and the acclaimed biographer Linda Lear, who tells the story of Carson's courageous defense of her truths in the face of ruthless assault from the chemical industry in 1963, the year following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death. First published by Houghton Mifflin in 1962, Silent 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 . . . Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters" (Peter Matthiessen, for Time's 100 Most Influential People of the Century). This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates Rachel Carson's watershed book with a new introduction by the author and activist Terry Tempest Williams and a new afterword by the acclaimed Rachel Carson biographer Linda Lear, who tells the story of Carson's courageous defense of her truths in the face of ruthless assault from the chemical industry in the year following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death in 1964."
  • "First Published in 1962, Silent 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 ... Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters" (Peter Matthiessen, for Time's "100 Most Influential People of the Century"). This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates Rachel Carson's watershed book with new essays by the author and scientist Edward O. Wilson and the acclaimed biographer Linda Lear, who tells the story of Carson's courageous defense of her truths in the face of ruthless assault from the chemical industry in 1963, the year following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death. First published by Houghton Mifflin in 1962, Silent 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 . . ."
  • "The poisoning of Earth by chemicals."@en
  • "First published in 1962, this book alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides. The outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. "Silent Spring became a runaway bestseller, with international reverberations ... Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters" (Peter Matthiessen, for Time's "100 Most Influential People of the Century"). This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates the author's watershed book with new essays by the author and scientist Edward O. Wilson and the acclaimed biographer Linda Lear, who tells the story of Carson's courageous defense of her truths in the face of ruthless assault from the chemical industry in 1963, the year following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death in 1964."
  • "First published in 1962, this book alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides. The outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. "Silent Spring became a runaway bestseller, with international reverberations ... Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters" (Peter Matthiessen, for Time's "100 Most Influential People of the Century"). This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates the author's watershed book with new essays by the author and scientist Edward O. Wilson and the acclaimed biographer Linda Lear, who tells the story of Carson's courageous defense of her truths in the face of ruthless assault from the chemical industry in 1963, the year following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death in 1964."@en
  • "A cloth bag containing 10 copies of the title that also includes a folder with miscellaneous notes, discussion questions, biographical information, and reading lists to assist book group discussion leaders."
  • ""First published by Houghton Mifflin in 1962, 'Silent 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 ... Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters. This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates Rachel Carson's watershed book with a new introduction by the acclaimed Rachel Carson biographer Linda Lear, who tells the story of Carson's courageous defense of her truths in the face of ruthless assault from the chemical industry in the year following the publication of 'Silent Spring' and before her untimely death in 1964, and a new afterword by Edward O. Wilson." - cover."
  • "Oekologie / Insektizid."
  • "Premier ouvrage sur le scandale des pesticides, Printemps ,silencieux entraîné l'interdiction du DDT aux Etats-Unis. Cette victoire historique d'un individu contre les lobbies de l'industrie chimique a déclenché au début des années 1960 la naissance du mouvement écologiste. Printemps silencieux est aussi l'essai d'une écologue et d'une vulgarisatrice hors pair. En étudiant l'impact des pesticides sur le monde vivant, du sol aux rivières, des plantes aux animaux, et jusqu'à nos cellules et notre ADN, ce livre constitue l'exposition limpide, abordable par tous, d'une vision écologique du monde.Avec 1 000 000 d'exemplaires vendus, Printemps silencieux est un monument de l'histoire culturelle et sociale du XXe siècle."
  • "First published in 1962, Silent spring can single-handedly be credited with sounding the alarm and raising the awareness of humankind's collective impact on its own future through chemical pollution. Scientist and pioneering enviornmentalist Rachel Carson presents a detailed account of the development of military biocides and their derivative cousins: our common pesticides and herbicides."@en
  • "First published in 1962, Silent spring can single-handedly be credited with sounding the alarm and raising the awareness of humankind's collective impact on its own future through chemical pollution. Scientist and pioneering enviornmentalist Rachel Carson presents a detailed account of the development of military biocides and their derivative cousins: our common pesticides and herbicides."
  • "Pflanzenschutz / Insektizid."
  • "Presents facts about the effects of pesticides on the environment, health and genetics."
  • "First Published in 1962, Silent 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 ... Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters" (Peter Matthiessen, for Time's "100 Most Influential People of the Century"). This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates Rachel Carson's watershed book with new essays by the author and scientist Edward O. Wilson and the acclaimed biographer Linda Lear, who tells the story of Carson's courageous defense of her truths in the face of ruthless assault from the chemical industry in 1963, the year following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death."@en
  • "A modern classic that exposes the destruction of wildlife through the widespread use of pesticides."
  • "Insektizid / Natur."

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  • "Äänetön kevät"@fi
  • "Äänetön kevät"
  • "沈黙の春 : 生と死の妙薬"
  • "Chimmoku no haru"
  • "˜Derœ stumme Frühling"
  • "Silent spring. [The effects of chemical pesticides]"@en
  • "生と死の妙薬 : 自然均衡の破壊者化学薬品"
  • "Der stumme Frühling : Mit e. Vorwort v. Theo Löbsack"
  • "Printemps silenciaux"
  • "Printemps silencieux : ["Silent spring"]. Traduit de l'anglais par Jean-François Gravrand. Préface du Prof. Roger Heim"
  • "The silent spring"
  • "Silent spring / Boston: Houghton Mifflin : Cambridge"
  • "Chinmoku no haru"
  • "Chinmoku no haru"@ja
  • "Primavera silenciosa"@es
  • "Primavera silenciosa"@pt
  • "Primavera silenciosa"
  • "Printemps Silencieux"
  • "生と死の妙薬"
  • "Nema pomlad"
  • "Der Stumme Frühling"
  • "Sei to shi no myoyaku : Shizen kinko no hakaisha kagaku yakuhin"@ja
  • "Raddir vorsins þagna"
  • "沈黙の春"
  • "Primavers silenciosa"
  • "Der stumme Frühling"
  • "Der stumme Frühling : Aus dem Amerikanischen übertragen von Margaret Auer"
  • "Printemps silencieux"
  • "Printemps silencieux"@en
  • "Silent Spring, etc"@en
  • "Silent spring"@en
  • "Silent spring"
  • "Silent spring"@it
  • "Silent spring : with an introduction by Al Gore"@en
  • "Silent spring : Cambridge"
  • "Néma tavasz"
  • "Tyst vår"@sv
  • "Tyst vår"
  • "Printemps silencieux. [Silent spring]"
  • "Udaberri isila"
  • "Silent Spring"@en
  • "Silent Spring"
  • "Silent spring : the classic that launched the environmental movement"
  • "Printemps silencieux trad. de l'anglais par jean-francois gravrand. Pref. de roger heij"
  • "Sei to shi no myōyaku"
  • "Silent spring : [the world-famous Bestseller about our ravaged environment and the man-made pollution that is imperiling all life on earth]"
  • "Silent spring drawings by lois and louis darling"
  • "Ääneton kevät"
  • "Chinmoku no haru : sei to shi no myōyaku"
  • "Chinmoku no haru : sei to shi no myōyaku"@ja
  • "Primavera silenziosa"@it
  • "Primavera silenziosa"
  • "Der stumme Frühling : eine Biologin klagt an"

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