The Fire Ant Wars

The Fire Ant Wars

Nature, Science, and Public Policy in Twentieth-century America

Book - 2004
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Recounts the unsuccessful attempt by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to eliminate invasive South American fire ants from the American South in the years following World War II with a pesticide campaign that left a wake of dead wildlife, sickened cattle, and public protest, in a study that examines twentieth-century American concepts of nature and environmental stewardship.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2004
ISBN: 9780226079820
0226079821
9780226079813
0226079813
Branch Call Number: 632.796 B867f 2004
Characteristics: x, 216 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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