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Silent Spring

Rachel Carson

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 fut...
Publish Date
2002
October 21
First Published in 1962
Goodreads rating
3.98
ISBN
9780395075067
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Apr 23, 2020
On World Book Day, I recommend five environmental classics: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring E. F. Schumacher, Small is Beautiful J. Martinez-Alier, The Environmentalism of the Poor Carolyn Merchant, The Death of Nature John McNeill, Something New Under the Sun      source