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DDT and the American Century - a book by Kinkela, David

DDT and the American Century

Global Health, Environmental Politics, and the Pesticide That Changed the World

DDT and the American Century( )
Author: Kinkela, David
Series title:The Luther H. Hodges Jr. and Luther H. Hodges Sr. Series on Business, Entrepreneurship, and Public Policy Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4696-0977-5
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of North Carolina Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
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Praised for its ability to kill insects effectively and cheaply and reviled as an ecological hazard, DDT continues to engender passion across the political spectrum as one of the world's most controversial chemical pesticides. Kinkela chronicles the use of DDT around the world from 1941 to the present with a particular focus on the United States, which has played a critical role in encouraging the global use of the pesticide.

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