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Toxic Drift: Pesticides And Health in the Post-world War II South (Walter Lynwood Fleming Lectures in Southern History)
Toxic Drift Pesticides And Health in the Postworld War II South - Walter Lynwood Fleming Lectures in Southern History
Author: Pete Daniel
Following World War II, chemical companies and agricultural experts promoted the use of synthetic chemicals such as DDT, which had been developed to help the military fight typhoid and malaria abroad, as pesticides on weeds and insects. It was, Pete Daniel points out, a convenient way for companies to apply their wartime research to the domestic...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780807130988
ISBN-10: 0807130982
Pages: 209
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Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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