DDT: Scientists, Citizens, and Public Policy

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Princeton University Press, 14 jul. 2014 - 328 páginas

From the time the public learned of DDT's dramatic containment of a typhus epidemic in Naples during World War II to the ban on DDT by the Environmental Protection Agency in 1972, this is the story of the controversial pesticide and its part in the rise of the environmental movement.

Originally published in 1981.

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Part 1 Preparation for DDT
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Part 2 Learning about DDT
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Part 3 Changing Directions
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