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Title Silent spring at 50 : the false crises of Rachel Carson / edited by Roger Meiners, Pierre Desrochers, and Andrew Morriss.
Published Washington, D.C. : Cato Institute, c2012.
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 Generously Provided By: Bonita J. CampbellBonita J. Campbell Collection Digital Bookplate Image 
Description vi, 364 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Silent spring at 50 -- The lady who started all this -- The intellectual groundwaters of Silent spring : rethinking Rachel Carson's place in the history of American environmental thought -- Silent spring as secular religion -- The selective silence of Silent spring : birds, pesticides, and alternatives to pesticides -- Rachel Carson's health scare -- The balance of nature and "the other road" : ecological paradigms and the management legacy of Silent spring -- Did Rachel Carson understand the importance of DDT in global public health programs? -- Agricultural revolutions and agency wars : how the 1950s laid the groundwork for Silent spring -- The false promise of federalization -- The precautionary principle : Silent spring's toxic legacy -- Risk over-simplified : the enduring and unfortunate legacy of Silent spring.
Local Note Bonita J. Campbell; Endowment; 2013.
Subject Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964. Silent spring.
Pesticides -- Environmental aspects.
Pesticides -- Toxicology.
Pesticides and wildlife.
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Related Names Meiners, Roger E.
Desrochers, Pierre, 1969-
Morriss, Andrew P., 1960-
Alternate Title Silent spring at fifty
Collection Title Bonita J. Campbell Endowment for Women in Science and Engineering.
ISBN 1937184994 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781937184995 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC number 776501743