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Biological & chemical warfare

Hal Marcovitz

Biological & chemical warfare

by Hal Marcovitz

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Published by ABDO in Edina, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biological warfare -- Juvenile literature,
  • Biological weapons -- Juvenile literature,
  • Chemical warfare -- Juvenile literature,
  • Chemical weapons -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesBiological and chemical warfare
    StatementHal Marcovitz.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesEssential issues
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG447.8 .M317 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23654737M
    ISBN 109781604539516
    LC Control Number2009029947
    OCLC/WorldCa429472152

    Biological Warfare Agents. Biological warfare is a relatively old concept that has been in use for nearly years. Evidence exists for deliberate use of microorganisms and toxins as bioweapons throughout history. Biological warfare has evolved from the crude use of cadavers to contaminate water supplies to the development of specialized. Biological warfare agents can be disseminated in various ways. Through the air by aerosol sprays: To be an effective biological weapon, airborne germs must be dispersed as fine particles. To be infected, a person must breathe a sufficient quantity of particles into the lungs to cause illness.

    "The book provides a detailed survey of the key issues related to chemical and biological warfare. For the reader who wants solid and level-headed information on the current state of CBW affairs and the likelihood of its proliferation, it is indispensable."Brand: Copernicus.   Chemical and biological warfare; America's hidden arsenal Item Preview Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Pages:

      Especially the s were the most comprehensive period of biological warfare research and development. The US had signed the Geneva Protocol, but the Senate voted only in on it. Detailed information on the history of the US Offensive Biological Warfare Program between and can be found in ref. [41].   Biological and chemical materials and technologies -- almost always dual-use -- move easily in the globalized economy, as do personnel with the Author: Loren Thompson.


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