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Author Murphy, Priscilla Coit.

Title What a book can do : the publication and reception of Silent spring / Priscilla Coit Murphy.

Imprint Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    333.72 MUR    Available
Description xvi, 254 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in print culture and the history of the book
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-250) and index.
Contents Silent Spring and Its Contexts: "The Right to Know" -- Author and Agent: "Where an Author Can Call His Soul His Own" -- Editors and Publishers: Dealing with a "Super-Ruckus" -- Opposition: "How Do You Fight a Best-Seller?" -- Media: "One Formidable Indictment" -- Audience: "This Ought to Be a Book" -- Conclusion: "Speaking Truth to Power" -- Appendix: Perspectives on the Study of Silent Spring.
Subject Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964. Silent spring.
Authors and publishers -- United States -- History.
Mass media in literature -- History.
ISBN 1558494766 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781558494763 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781558495821 (pbk.)
1558495827 (pbk.)

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