Man’s War Against Nature

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Rachel Carson was an American marine biologist, author and conservationist whose book ‘Silent Spring’ and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Here, with the precision of a scientist and the simplicity of a fable, she reveals how man-made pesticides have destroyed wildlife, creating a world of polluted streams and silent songbirds.

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In twenty short books, Penguin brings you the classics of the environmental movement.

With the precision of a scientist and the simplicity of a fable, Rachel Carson reveals how man-made pesticides have destroyed wildlife, creating a world of polluted streams and silent songbirds.

Over the past 75 years, a new canon has emerged. As life on Earth has become irrevocably altered by humans, visionary thinkers around the world have raised their voices to defend the planet, and affirm our place at the heart of its restoration. Their words have endured through the decades, becoming the classics of a movement. Together, these books show the richness of environmental thought, and point the way to a fairer, saner, greener world.

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Weight 62 g
Dimensions 18.1 × 11.1 × 0.5 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

96

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

632.95 (edition:23)

Readership

College – higher education / Code: F

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