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Chemical and biological warfare

Elaine Landau

Chemical and biological warfare

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Published by Lodestar Books in New York .
Written in English

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

  • About the Edition

    Discusses chemical and biological weapons, from tear and nerve gases to anthrax and rice blast, examining the effects, political significance, deterrents, and moral and ethical issues.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-113) and index.

    StatementElaine Landau.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG447 .L25 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. ;
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1537166M
    ISBN 100525673644
    LC Control Number91015416
    OCLC/WorldCa23733652


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