This virtual exhibition presents the global reception and impact of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring as well as the book’s legacy in popular culture, music, literature, and the arts.

This version, published in 2020, includes minor updates to the original 2012 virtual exhibition (view PDF here) and applies the Environment & Society Portal’s responsive layout.

Stoll, Mark. “Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, a Book that Changed the World.” Environment & Society Portal, Virtual Exhibitions 2012, no. 1. [updated 6 February 2020]. Version 2.0. Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. https://doi.org/10.5282/rcc/8842.

ISSN 2198-7696 Environment & Society Portal, Virtual Exhibitions