War and Nature: Fighting Humans and Insects With Chemicals from World War I to Silent Spring

War and Nature: Fighting Humans and Insects With Chemicals from World War I to Silent Spring

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Paperback, Cambridge University Press, 2001, ISBN # 0521799376
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Paperback, Cambridge University Press, 2001, ISBN # 0521799376

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Paperback, Cambridge University Press, 2001, ISBN # 0521799376

While cultural and scholarly traditions have led us to believe that war and control of nature are separate, there are many more similarities than most people might suspect. Tracing the history of chemical warfare and pest control, Edmund Russell shows how war and control of nature coevolved. Ideologically, institutionally, and technologically, the paths of chemical warfare and pest control intersected repeatedly in the twentieth century. War and Nature helps us to understand the impact of war on nature and vice versa, as well as the development of total war, and the rise of the modern environmental movement. Edmund Russell is an assistant professor in the Division of Technology, Culture, and Communication in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia. This is his first book.

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Number of Pages: 315
Original Languages: English
Subject: CHEMICAL WARFARE ,  MILITARY ART AND SCIENCE_HISTORY
Author: Russell, Edmund
Target Audience: Trade
Series Title: Studies in Environment and History
Book Format: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
ISBN-13: 9780521799379
ISBN-10: 0521799376
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