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The Resource DDT, Silent spring, and the rise of environmentalism : classic texts, edited by Thomas R. Dunlap ; foreword by William Cronon

DDT, Silent spring, and the rise of environmentalism : classic texts, edited by Thomas R. Dunlap ; foreword by William Cronon

Label
DDT, Silent spring, and the rise of environmentalism : classic texts
Title
DDT, Silent spring, and the rise of environmentalism
Title remainder
classic texts
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thomas R. Dunlap ; foreword by William Cronon
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"No single event played a greater role in the birth of modern environmentalism than the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring and its assault on insecticides. This collection of documents ... traces shifting attitudes toward DDT and pesticides in general through a variety of sources ..."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
363.17/92
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TD196.P38
LC item number
D45 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dunlap, Thomas R.
Series statement
Weyerhaeuser environmental classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carson, Rachel
  • DDT (Insecticide)
  • Environmentalism
  • Nature
  • DDT
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • DDT (Insecticide)
  • Environmentalism
  • Nature
  • Pestizid
  • Umwelt
  • Umweltschutz
  • DDT
Label
DDT, Silent spring, and the rise of environmentalism : classic texts, edited by Thomas R. Dunlap ; foreword by William Cronon
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-144) and index
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
The ecological foundations of applied entomology / Stephen A. Forbes -- The war against insects / Leland O. Howard -- A study of the effects of lead arsenate exposure on orchardists and consumers of sprayed fruit / Paul Neal -- Toxicity and potential dangers of aerosols, mists, and dusting powders containing DDT / Paul Neal -- How magic is DDT? / James Stevens Simmons -- Aerosol insecticides -- Achievements and possibilities in pest eradication / Clay Lyle -- The Food and Drug Administration looks at insecticides / Paul B. Dunbar -- DDT and its effect on fish and wildlife / Clarence Cottam and Elmer Higgins -- Notes on some ecological effects of DDT sprayed on elms / Roy J. Barker -- Editorial from Bird study -- The status of the peregrine in Great Britain / Derek A. Ratcliffe -- Pesticides and the living landscape / Robert Rudd -- Interview with Joseph J. Hickey / Thomas R. Dunlap -- Backfire in the war against insects / Robert S. Strother --Heroine of FDA keeps bad drug off market / Morton Mintz -- A fable for tomorrow / Rachel Carson -- Use of pesticides / President's Science Advisory Committee -- Communications create understanding / Robert H. White-Stevens -- The myth of the pesticide menace / Edwin Diamond -- DDT : its days are numbered, except perhaps in pepper fields / Robert Gillette -- Intended consequences / Thomas Sowell -- Rereading Silent spring / Thomas R. Hawkins -- If malaria's the problem, DDT's not the only answer / May Berenbaum
Control code
925522650
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 150 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295998954
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvctcbff
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)925522650
Label
DDT, Silent spring, and the rise of environmentalism : classic texts, edited by Thomas R. Dunlap ; foreword by William Cronon
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-144) and index
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
The ecological foundations of applied entomology / Stephen A. Forbes -- The war against insects / Leland O. Howard -- A study of the effects of lead arsenate exposure on orchardists and consumers of sprayed fruit / Paul Neal -- Toxicity and potential dangers of aerosols, mists, and dusting powders containing DDT / Paul Neal -- How magic is DDT? / James Stevens Simmons -- Aerosol insecticides -- Achievements and possibilities in pest eradication / Clay Lyle -- The Food and Drug Administration looks at insecticides / Paul B. Dunbar -- DDT and its effect on fish and wildlife / Clarence Cottam and Elmer Higgins -- Notes on some ecological effects of DDT sprayed on elms / Roy J. Barker -- Editorial from Bird study -- The status of the peregrine in Great Britain / Derek A. Ratcliffe -- Pesticides and the living landscape / Robert Rudd -- Interview with Joseph J. Hickey / Thomas R. Dunlap -- Backfire in the war against insects / Robert S. Strother --Heroine of FDA keeps bad drug off market / Morton Mintz -- A fable for tomorrow / Rachel Carson -- Use of pesticides / President's Science Advisory Committee -- Communications create understanding / Robert H. White-Stevens -- The myth of the pesticide menace / Edwin Diamond -- DDT : its days are numbered, except perhaps in pepper fields / Robert Gillette -- Intended consequences / Thomas Sowell -- Rereading Silent spring / Thomas R. Hawkins -- If malaria's the problem, DDT's not the only answer / May Berenbaum
Control code
925522650
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 150 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295998954
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvctcbff
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)925522650

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