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Main Title DDT, Silent spring, and the rise of environmentalism : classic texts /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Dunlap, Thomas R.,
Publisher University of Washington Press,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 227191997
ISBN 9780295988344 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0295988347 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects DDT (Insecticide)--Environmental aspects--History--20th century. ; Environmentalism--History--20th century. ; Nature--Effect of human beings on--History--20th century.
Additional Subjects Carson, Rachel,--1907-1964.--Silent spring.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  TD196.P38D45 2008 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 11/03/2008
Collation xvi, 150 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-144) and index.
Contents Notes
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.