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Author Daniel, Pete
Title Toxic drift : pesticides and health in the post-World War II South / Pete Daniel
Imprint Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press in association with Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, c2005
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  615.902 D225 2005    AVAILABLE    30500101255969
Descript xii, 209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series The Walter Lynwood Fleming lectures in southern history
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Acknowledgments -- The reach of toxic drift -- Poisoning -- The rise of skeptics -- Expert testimony -- Mississippi River fish kills -- Poisoning by design -- Hazardous labels -- Neo fire ant eradication -- Notes -- Index
Includes information on Rachel Carson, Shell Chemical Corporation, Silent Spring, Agricultural Research Service, DDT, Chlordane, Chlorinated hydrocarbons, crop dusting, Endrin, Environmental Protection Agency, Fire ant control, Food and Drug Administration, Health problems and deathsHeptachlor, Malathion, effect on children, etc
Subject Pesticides -- Toxicology -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century
Pesticides -- adverse effects -- Southeastern United States
Pesticides -- history -- Southeastern United States
History, 20th Century -- Southeastern United States
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