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Britain and biological warfare : expert advice and science policy, 1930-65

Author: Brian Balmer
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From fear of sabotage on the London Underground to the first anthrax bomb and massive outdoor tests, Britain and Biological Warfare tells the largely untold history of biological weapons research and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Balmer
ISBN: 0333754301 9780333754306
OCLC Number: 46641930
Description: x, 246 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Biological Warfare and Scientific Expertise --
2. Bacteriological Warfare as a Public Health Threat --
3. Hankey's 'Step Further' --
4. The Growth of Biological Warfare Research --
5. Project Red Admiral --
6. Trials for Biological Warfare --
7. The Drift of Biological Weapons Policy --
8. A New Threat --
9. Making Threats --
App. 1. Organization of Advice on Biological Warfare (1947).
Responsibility: Brian Balmer.
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'The first substantial account of the rise and fall of Britain as world leader in biological armament - essential reading for understanding bioweapons proliferation today.' - J.P. Perry Robinson, Read more...

 
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