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Barry Commoner's Place in History (2012)

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The brief announcement on these pages of Dr. Barry Commoner's passing echoed those of mainstream media outlets, which lauded his work in environmental politics (Early leader of environmental movement dies, News of the Week, 5 October, p. 23). More important, Commoner's life in science offers a crucial perspective on the development of science and public life through the 20th century.

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Authors & Contributors
Turner, James Morton
Egan, Michael
Voskuhl, Adelheid Clara
Collin, Robert W.
Hamblin, Jacob Darwin
Lynch, Michael Patrick
Journals
Social Studies of Science
Environmental History
Journal of American History
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Public Understanding of Science
Journal of Social Issues
Publishers
MIT Press
Greenwood Press
Rutgers University Press
University of Wisconsin Press
Praeger
University of California, Santa Cruz
Concepts
Science and politics
Political activists and activism
Environmental sciences
Public policy
Environmentalism
Environmental protection
People
Commoner, Barry
Sagan, Carl
Sears, Paul Bigelow
Time Periods
20th century, late
21st century
20th century
Places
United States
Soviet Union
Wisconsin (U.S.)
California (U.S.)
Institutions
United States. Environmental Protection Agency
United States. Forest Service
United States. Atomic Energy Commission
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