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Barry Commoner and the Science of Survival

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 304 Nombre de pages
Examines biologist Barry Commoner's social and scientific activism and charts an important shift in American environmental values ... Lire la suite
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Description

Examines biologist Barry Commoner's social and scientific activism and charts an important shift in American environmental values since World War II. This book shows how Commoner moved naturally from calling attention to the hazards of nuclear fallout to raising public awareness of the environmental dangers posed by the petrochemical industry.

Auteur

Michael Egan is Assistant Professor of History at McMaster University and Director of the Sustainable Future History Project.

Résumé
Chronicles the activist career of Barry Commoner, one of the most influential American environmental thinkers, and his role in recasting the environmental movement after World War II.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Barry Commoner and the Science of Survival
Sous-titre: The Remaking of American Environmentalism
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Code EAN: 9780262512473
ISBN: 978-0-262-51247-3
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: MIT Press Ltd
Genre: Biologie
nombre de pages: 304
Poids: 430g
Taille: H155mm x B228mm x T15mm
Année: 2009