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Silent Spring

Rachel Carson's Silent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. This Penguin Modern Classics edition includes an introduction by Lord Shackleton, a preface by World Wildlife Fund founder Julian Huxley, and an afterword by Carson's biographer Linda Lear. 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. It is thanks to this book, and the help of many environmentalists, that harmful pesticides such as DDT were banned from use in the US and countries around the world. Rachel Carson (1907-64) wanted to be a writer for as long as she could remember. Her first book, Under the Sea Wind, appeared in 1941. Silent Spring, which alerted the world to the dangers of the misuse of pesticides, was published in 1962. Carson's articles on natural history appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, the New Yorker, Reader's Digest and Holiday. An ardent ecologist and preservationist, Carson warned against the dumping of atomic waste at sea and predicted global warming. If you enjoyed Silent Spring, you might like John Christopher's The Death of Grass, also available in Penguin Modern Classics. 'Carson's books brought ecology into popular consciousness'Daily Telegraph 'Very few books change the course of history. Those that do include Silent Spring'Linda Lear, author of Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature

Booko found 56 book editions of Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

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Silent Spring 94 CL by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780395683309
Silent Spring 94 CL
Jan, 1994 Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780449209387
Silent Spring
Jun, 1985 Paperback Click to Check Click to Check
Silent Spring (AUDIOBOOK) [CD] (UNABRIDGED) by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9781419389665
Silent Spring (AUDIOBOOK) [CD] (UNABRIDGED)
Audio CD Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring (Japanese Edition) (Paperback) by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9784102074015
Silent Spring (Japanese Edition) (Paperback)
Paperback Bunko Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780449238714
Silent Spring
Jun, 1981 Mass Market Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780449200797
Silent Spring
United States Jul, 1982 Mass Market Paperback Click to Check Click to Check
Tyst vår by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9789151813011
Tyst vår
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Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780606056007
Silent Spring
Sep, 1994 Hardcover with Library Binding Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780140184228
Silent Spring
Unknown Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Primavera silenciosa by Rachel L. ; Ros, Joandomènec Carson, ISBN: 9788498921373
Primavera silenciosa
Oct, 2010 Paperback Click to Check Click to Check
Primavera silenciosa by Rachel L. Carson, ISBN: 9788416533053
Primavera silenciosa
Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Der stumme Frühling Wird die Technik den Menschen besiegen by Rachel L. Carson, ISBN: 9783423004763
Der stumme Frühling Wird die Technik den Menschen besiegen
Perfect Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Der stumme Frühling by Carson Rachel, L.:, ISBN: 9783764200312
Der stumme Frühling
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La Primavera Silenciosa (Biblioteca De Bolsillo) (Spanish Edition) by Rachel L. Carson, ISBN: 9788484326304
La Primavera Silenciosa (Biblioteca De Bolsillo) (Spanish Edition)
Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780395075067
Silent Spring
United States Jan, 1962 Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780140022681
Silent Spring
Oct, 1970 Paperback Click to Check Click to Check
Silent Spring Playway Format by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9781428154971
Silent Spring Playway Format
Preloaded Digital Audio Player Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Printemps silencieux by Carson Rachel, ISBN: 9782918490005
Printemps silencieux
Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780140273717
Silent Spring
Mar, 1999 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780395453896
Silent Spring
Sep, 1994 Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780141391526
Silent Spring
Nov, 2012 Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring-Lib by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780808505167
Silent Spring-Lib
Oct, 1999 Hardcover with Library Binding Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9781419389641
Silent Spring
Unknown Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780547527628
Silent Spring
Oct, 2002 eBook Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780141184944
Silent Spring
United Kingdom Sep, 2000 Paperback Click to Check Click to Check
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780618253050
Silent Spring
Oct, 2002 Hardcover Click to Check Click to Check
Rachel Carson by Not Available, ISBN: 9781593757632
Rachel Carson
Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780449014554
Silent Spring
Jan, 1964 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
La Primavera Silenciosa by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9788484321651
La Primavera Silenciosa
Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Fodor's Spain 2010 by Fodor's, ISBN: 9781400008643
Fodor's Spain 2010
United States Nov, 2009 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Der stumme Frühling by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9783406704222
Der stumme Frühling
Mar, 2017 eBook Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
沈黙の春 by Rachel Louise Carson; RyoÌ"ichi Aoki, ISBN: 9784105197032
沈黙の春
Tankobon Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780140138917
Silent Spring
Mar, 1998 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Printemps silencieux by Carson Rachel, ISBN: 9782918490180
Printemps silencieux
Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780241905937
Silent Spring
Dec, 1963 Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Global Warming: What's Up With the Weather? by Not Available, ISBN: 9781593757298
Global Warming: What's Up With the Weather?
Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Unknown, ISBN: 9789966469304
Silent Spring
Unknown Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Dode lente by Rachel Louise Carson, Adelaide H. van Loon, ISBN: 9789023000358
Dode lente
Unknown Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by R. Carson, ISBN: 9780613623629
Silent Spring
United States Oct, 2002 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780618249060
Silent Spring
Oct, 2002 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachael Carson, ISBN: 9780886461836
Silent Spring
United States Jan, 1987 Audio Cassette Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780395683293
Silent Spring
Sep, 1994 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780783880532
Silent Spring
Mar, 1997 Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780395453902
Silent Spring
Sep, 1987 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780140224047
Silent Spring
Aug, 1982 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780141912295
Silent Spring
Nov, 2012 Digital Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780395166116
Silent Spring
Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780886464967
Silent Spring
Mar, 1999 Audio Cassette Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9780449231258
Silent Spring
Feb, 1977 Mass Market Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Der stumme Fr�hling by Rachel Carson, ISBN: 9783406049446
Der stumme Fr�hling
Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...

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