Rachel Carson and the Environment Book Review by ResearchRiter

Rachel Carson and the Environment
An overview of Rachel Carson's work "Silent Spring", and her impact on the environment.
# 121061 | 1,250 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2008 | US


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This paper discusses the impact and legacy of Rachel Carson and her 1962 book, "Silent Spring", on the environment. The paper explains Carson's thesis that the increased use of chemicals in the industrial and agricultural sectors has a negative impact of the environment.

From the Paper:

"In1962, Rachel Carson wrote in "Silent Spring" that the rapidity of change and the speed with which new situations are created follow the impetuous and heedless pace of man, rather than the deliberate pace of nature. Carson's text represented an effort to awaken a public that was unaware of the negative impact being made upon the environment by man's increased use of chemicals in both the industrial and agricultural sectors and what Carson called man's war against nature. The point that Carson made was..."

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Rachel Carson and the Environment (2008, December 01) Retrieved September 24, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/rachel-carson-and-the-environment-121061/

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"Rachel Carson and the Environment" 01 December 2008. Web. 24 September. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/rachel-carson-and-the-environment-121061/>

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