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First published 2001
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Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data
Russell, Edmund, 1957–
War and nature: fighting humans and insects with chemicals from World War I
to Silent Spring / Edmund Russell.
p. cm – (Studies in environment and history)
Includes bibliographical references.
1. Chemical warfare – Environmental aspects – History.
pests – Control – Environmental aspects – History.
Chemical warfare –
Effect of technological innovations on – History.
4. Insect pests – Control – Effect
of technological innovations on – History.
I. Title. II. Series
QH545.C48 R87 2001
577.27 – dc21
ISBN 0 521 79003 4
ISBN 0 521 79937 6