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Author Lytle, Mark H, author
Title The gentle subversive : Rachel Carson, Silent spring, and the rise of the environmental movement / Mark Hamilton Lytle
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  QH31.C33 L996 2007    AVAILABLE    30530000465849
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  570.92 C2395Ly 2007    AVAILABLE  -  30500101494097
Descript x, 277 p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Series New narratives in American history
New narratives in American history
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-261) and index
Foreword --- Acknowledgments -- Prologue -- 1. Spring -- Sense of wonder : under the sea-wind -- 2. Summer -- Florescence : the sea around us -- 3. Fall -- The fullness of life : from the edge of the sea to DDT -- 4. Winter -- The poison book and the dark season of vindication -- Epilogue -- Rachel Carson : the legacy -- Afterword -- Bibliography -- Index
Explores the evolution of Carson's ideas about nature, her love for the sea, her career as a biologist, and above all her emergence as a writer of extraordinary moral and ecological vision
Subject Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964. Silent spring
Biologists -- United States -- Biography
Environmentalists -- United States -- Biography
Science writers -- United States -- Biography
Environmentalism -- United States -- History
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