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Main Title Chemical and biological warfare : a reference handbook /
Author Mauroni, Albert J.,
Publisher ABC-CLIO,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 52295746
ISBN 1851094822; 9781851094820; 1851094873; 9781851094875
Subjects Biological warfare ; Chemical warfare ; ABC-Schutz ; Biologische Waffe ; Biologischer Krieg ; Chemische Waffe ; Chemischer Krieg ; Internationaler Terrorismus
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  UG447.8.M33 2003 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 04/22/2005
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xvii, 243 pages ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-218) and index.
Contents Notes
Addressing chemical and biological warfare -- Issues and controversies -- Why countries develop chemical and biological weapons -- CB warfare chronology -- CB weapon systems -- Defenses against CB weapons -- Case studies -- Organizations, associations, and government and international agencies -- Print and nonprint resources. The first introductory work of its kind to survey the fundamentals, policies, and strategies of chemical and biological warfare from 1915 to the present. Virginia-based Mauroni is a senior military analyst with 17 years of experience working on Department of Defense chemical and biological (CB) defense issues. His text provides students and general readers with a concise overview of CB warfare. Coverage includes a history of CB warfare; issues and controversies about CB weapons; reasons why nations develop CB weapons; a chronology of CB warfare; CB weapon systems and defenses against them; organizations, associations, and government and international agencies involved in CB defense and warfare; and an annotated bibliography of print and nonprint resources.