By Joshua Blu Buhs
With political intrigue, environmental tragedy, and such figures as Rachel Carson and E. O. Wilson, The hearth Ant Wars is a grippingly perceptive story of fixing social attitudes and clinical practices. Tracing the political and clinical eradication campaigns, Joshua Buhs's bracing learn makes use of the saga as a method to think about twentieth-century American innovations of nature and environmental stewardship. In telling the tale, Buhs explores how human recommendations of nature evolve and the way those rules impact the usual and social worlds.
Spotlighting a specific factor to debate greater questions of technological know-how, public perceptions, and public policy—from pre-environmental knowledge to the activist years of the early environmental movement—The fireplace Ant Wars will attract historians of technology, environmentalists, and biologists alike.
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