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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
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.17/92
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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
Label
DDT, Silent spring, and the rise of environmentalism : classic texts, edited by Thomas R. Dunlap ; foreword by William Cronon
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0817/2008020044.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-144) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
775842
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 150 pages
Isbn
9780295988344
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008020044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780295988344
  • (OCoLC)227191997
Label
DDT, Silent spring, and the rise of environmentalism : classic texts, edited by Thomas R. Dunlap ; foreword by William Cronon
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0817/2008020044.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-144) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
775842
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 150 pages
Isbn
9780295988344
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008020044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780295988344
  • (OCoLC)227191997

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