Table of contents for What a book can do : the publication and reception of Silent spring / Priscilla Coit Murphy.

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List of Illustrations	000
Preface and Acknowledgments	000
1. Silent Spring and Its Contexts: "The Right to Know"	001
2. Author and Agent: "Where an Author Can Call His Soul His Own"	000
3. Editors and Publishers: Dealing with a "Super-Ruckus"	000
4. Opposition: "How Do You Fight a Best-Seller?"	000
5. Media: "One Formidable Indictment"	000
6. Audience: "This Ought to Be a Book"	000
Conclusion: "Speaking Truth to Power"	000
Appendix: Perspectives on the Study of Silent Spring	000
Notes	000
Index 	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964. Silent spring.
Authors and publishers -- United States -- History.
Mass media in literature -- United States -- History.