The Resource Carson's Silent Spring : a Reader's Guide

Carson's Silent Spring : a Reader's Guide

Label
Carson's Silent Spring : a Reader's Guide
Title
Carson's Silent Spring
Title remainder
a Reader's Guide
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Silent Spring is a watershed moment in the history of environmentalism. Credited with launching the modern environmental movement, it provoked the ban on DDT in the US ten years later and it has been an inspiration for feminist health movements. Yet the shift in public health paradigms that Silent Spring enjoined is possibly its most important legacy; one that is foundational for changing the ways in which we think about the health effects of the chemical immersion that constitutes modern life. In synthesizing a jumble of scientific and medical information into a coherent, readable argument ab
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
333.72
Index
index present
LC call number
QH545.P4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Reader's Guides
Label
Carson's Silent Spring : a Reader's Guide
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover page; Halftitle page; BLOOMSBURY READER'S GUIDES; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on Source; Introducing Silent Spring: Hitchcock, Bees, and the Syrian Civil War; 1 Getting to Silent Spring; The making of a publishing bombshell; Author, Author; 2 The Post-War Machine in the Garden; Control of nature; Science; Science-industry-government collusion; Militaries, militarism, and the atomic world; Crises of confidence; For further discussion/exploration; 3 Needless Havoc: Carson's Case Against Pesticides; The elixirs of death
  • 6 Responses to Silent SpringA book like no other; Stigmatizing perfectly good chemicals* (*and killing Africans at the same time); Coda; Notes; Sources for Further Reading and Research; Bibliography; Index
  • Fatty tissue storage and generational pass- throughEcosystem bioaccumulation and magnification; Persistence and build-up; Thinking like an ecosystem; ""Chemical death raining down"": Aerial spraying; Cry for the birds; The aquatic holocaust; Pesticides today; For further discussion/exploration; 4 One in Every Four; Domesticating the poisons; Life just not quite fatal; Poison on the plate; The ecology of the body; Disease outcomes; For further discussion/exploration; 5 Alternatives; Passion, wonder, and beauty; Pragmatic alternatives; Scientific uncertainty; For further discussion/exploration
Control code
ocn884016278
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (233 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441132826
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30560640
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884016278
  • pebco1441132821

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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