Silent Spring (Paperback)
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Short Description for Silent Spring Exposes the destruction of wildlife through the widespread use of pesticides. This book aims to creates public awareness of the environment.
- Published: 28 September 2000
- Format: Paperback 336 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780141184944 ISBN 10: 0141184949
- Sales rank: 7,089
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Full description for Silent Spring
Now recognized as one of the most influential books of the twentieth century, "Silent Spring" exposed the destruction of wildlife through the widespread use of pesticides. Despite condemnation in the press and heavy-handed attempts by the chemical industry to ban the book, Rachel Carson succeeded in creating a new public awareness of the environment which led to changes in government and inspired the ecological movement.