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It should come as no surprise that the gifted author of the sea around us and its successors can take another branch of science—that phase of biology indicated by the term ecology—and bring it so sharply into focus that any intelligent layman can understand what she is talking about. Critic reviews for rachel carson's silent spring there are no critic reviews yet for rachel carson's silent spring keep checking rotten tomatoes for updates. Rachel carson’s silent spring begins with an epigraph from dr albert schweitzer the saturday review favorably reviewed carson’s first 1941 book. When my predecessors at time reviewed ecologist rachel carson's book rachel carson's book silent spring helped the title of the review. Silent spring by rachel carson available in trade paperback on powellscom, also read synopsis and reviews rarely does a single book alter the course of history, but rachel carson's silent spring did exactly.
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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for silent spring at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users rachel carson. Rachel louise carson (may 27, 1907 – april 14, 1964) was an american marine biologist, author, and conservationist whose book silent spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. An introduction to silent spring by rachel carson learn about the book and the historical context in which it was written. Rachel carson’s silent spring is as groundbreaking, controversial and relevant today as it was when it was first published in 1962 the book argues that uncontrolled and unexamined pesticide use harms and even kills not.