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Biological weapons : using nature to kill

Author: Anna Collins
Publisher: New York : Lucent Press, 2018.
Series: Hot topics (Lucent Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Throughout history, armies have used various kinds of germs to cripple their enemies. International treaties currently outlaw the use of biological weapons, but this does not necessarily mean that none are being developed. Through informative text, augmented by detailed infographics and sidebars, readers learn about the history of biological warfare and ways it can be avoided in the future. Annotated quotes from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Collins
ISBN: 9781534562028 1534562028
OCLC Number: 1018944378
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The effects of biological agents --
Biological warfare in the 20th century --
Bioterrorism : a growing concern --
Fighting biological attacks --
Preparing for the future.
Series Title: Hot topics (Lucent Press)
Responsibility: by Anna Collins.

Abstract:

"Throughout history, armies have used various kinds of germs to cripple their enemies. International treaties currently outlaw the use of biological weapons, but this does not necessarily mean that none are being developed. Through informative text, augmented by detailed infographics and sidebars, readers learn about the history of biological warfare and ways it can be avoided in the future. Annotated quotes from experts on this topic and discussion questions are also included to give readers a deeper understanding of the many facets of this complex topic."--Provided by publisher.

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