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Biological and Chemical Weapons

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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Issues - General,
  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Political Science (Young Adult),
  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Social Studies - General,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Social Science - General,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Chemical warfare,
  • Social Situations - General,
  • Biological warfare,
  • Biological weapons

  • Edition Notes

    Hardcover edition

    SeriesAt Issue Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7898775M
    ISBN 100737726997
    ISBN 109780737726992
    OCLC/WorldCa60311975


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Written by the world’s leading expert on the Tokyo sarin attacks, Chemical and Biological Weapons and Terrorism is a comprehensive examination of the use, detection, and prevention of chemical and biological attacks.

Divided in two parts, one devoted to chemical and the other biological weapons, this book emphasizes defense, decontamination, detection, treatment.