Silent Spring

Silent Spring

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Rachel Carson's exposure of the effects of the indiscriminate use of chemicals which describes how pesticides and insecticides are applied almost universally to farms, forests, gardens and homes with scant regard to the contamination of the environment and the destruction of wildlife. She argues that unless we recognize that human beings are only a part of the living world, our progressive poisoning of the planet will end in catastrophe.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 20mm | 229g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0140138919
  • 9780140138917

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