272 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 8 halftones, notes, bibl., index
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-0977-5
Published: August 2013
eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-6930-7
Published: November 2011
Luther H. Hodges Jr. and Luther H. Hodges Sr. Series on Business, Entrepreneurship, and Public Policy
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Awards & distinctions
2012 Forum for the History of Science in America Distinguished Publication Prize
About the Author
David Kinkela is associate professor of history at the State University of New York-Fredonia.
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"Readers interested in the environment, public health, and international relations will find this book particularly timely. . . . A relevant and useful addition." --Library Journal
"[Kinkela] presents DDT as a useful product with undesirable long-term ecological effects, requiring careful judgment about when to use it."--Foreign Affairs
"This is a valuable book about a controversy that is still of critical importance. Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals; general readers."--Choice
"[Kinkela] has proved his fluency in intellectual, social, cultural, and policy history."--Environmental History
"A valuable contribution to international environmental and public health history."-- Journal of American History
"[A] well written, highly informative and useful book."--European Journal of Entomology
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