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1950-69

Cover of Silent Spring

Silent Spring

Year: 1962
Often credited with kickstarting the modern ecology movement.
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Cover of Our Synthetic Environment

Our Synthetic Environment

Year: 1962
Warns of dangers of pesticide use (just before Silent Spring) and calls for ecological worldview
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Cover of The Population Bomb

The Population Bomb

Year: 1968
Criticised as alarmist but drew attention to the effect of the pressure of human numbers on the worl ...
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Cover of Animal Machines

Animal Machines

Year: 1964
Did for factory farming what Silent Spring did for pesticides
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Cover of The Making of a Counter Culture

The Making of a Counter Culture

Year: 1969
Account of the rise of the counter-culture
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Cover of The Fat of the Land

The Fat of the Land

Year: 1961
Prelude to the self-sufficiency movement
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