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War of Nerves

Chemical Warfare from World War I to Al-Qaeda

War of Nerves( )
Author: Tucker, Jonathan
Publication Date:Feb 2007
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

In this important and revelatory book, Jonathan Tucker, a leading expert on chemical and biological weapons, chronicles the lethal history of chemical warfare from World War I to the present. At the turn of the twentieth century, the rise of synthetic chemistry made the large-scale use of toxic chemicals on the battlefield both feasible and cheap. Tucker explores the long debate over the military utility and morality of chemical warfare, from the first chlorine gas...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Biological & Chemical Warfare
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 1.06 Inches
Book Weight:0.912 Pounds

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