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Main Title War and nature : fighting humans and insects with chemicals from World War I to Silent Spring /
Author Russell, Edmund,
Publisher Cambridge University Press,
Year Published 2001
OCLC Number 44132970
ISBN 0521790034; 9780521790031; 0521799376; 9780521799379
Subjects Chemical warfare--Environmental aspects--History. ; Insect pests--Control--Environmental aspects--History. ; Chemical warfare--Technological innovations--History. ; Insect pests--Control--Technological innovations--History. ; Chemical Warfare--history. ; Chemical Warfare Agents--adverse effects. ; Environmental Pollutants. ; Insect Control--history. ; Pesticides--adverse effects. ; Chemische oorlogvoering. ; Ongediertebestrijding. ; Chemischer Krieg ; Insektenbekämpfung ; Technische Innovation ; Umweltbelastung ; Geschichte 1914-1963. ; Insektenbekèampfung. ; Chemical warfare--Effect of technological innovations on--History ; Insect pests--Control--Effect of technological innovations on--History
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  QH545.C48R87 2001 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 07/25/2018
ESBM  QH545.C48R87 2001 CPHEA/PESD Library/Corvallis,OR 12/27/2011 DISPERSAL
Collation xvii, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes 1. Introduction -- 2. The long reach of war (1914-1917) -- 3. Joining the chemists' war (1917-1918) -- 4. Chemical warfare in peace (1918-1937) -- 5. Minutemen in peace (1918-1937) -- 6. Total war (1936-1943) -- 7. Annihilation (1943-1945) -- 8. Planning for peace and war (1944-1945) -- 9. War comes home (1945-1950) -- 10. Arms races in the Cold War (1950-1958) -- 11. Backfires (1958-1963) -- 12. Epilogue. "War and Nature combines discussion of technology, nature, and warfare to explain the impact of war on nature and vice versa. While cultural and scholarly traditions have led us to think of war and control of nature as separate, this book uses the history of chemical warfare and pest control as a case study to show that war and control of nature coevolved. Ideologically, institutionally, and technologically, the paths of chemical warfare and pest control intersected repeatedly in the twentieth century. These intersections help us understand the development of total war and the rise of the modern environmental movement." "Edmund Russell is Associate Professor of Technology, Culture, and Communication at the University of Virginia."--Jacket.
Place Published Cambridge ; New York
Title Ser Add Ent Studies in environment and history.
PUB Date Free Form 2001
Series Title Traced Studies in environment and history
Series Title Untraced Studies in environment and history
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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LCCN 00040323
Merged OCLC records 1022666305
OCLC Time Stamp 20180720112256
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 04839cam 22008894a 45010