Gentle Subversive Rachel Carson,

Silent Spring, and the Rise of the Environmental Movement
Author(s): 
Lytle, Mark H.
ISBN: 
0195172469
Date published: 
April 2006
Hardback
Price: 
£12.99

This brief narrative traces the path by which renowned scientist Rachel Carson came to write Silent Spring, subsequently founding the modern environmental movement. Mark Lytle develops the full story of Carson's life, while also recognising that her work and studies continue to incite major debates over the conflict of corporate interests versus environmental consciousness.