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Deadly cultures : biological weapons since 1945

Author: Mark Wheelis; Lajos Rózsa; Malcolm Dando
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[This book] sets out to ... analyze the historical developments since 1945 and address three central issues: Why have states continued or begun programs for acquiring biological weapons? Why have states terminated biological weapons programs? How have states demonstrated that they have truly terminated their biological weapons programs? ... [It] provides the lessons from history that [are] urgently needed in order  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Wheelis; Lajos Rózsa; Malcolm Dando
OCLC Number: 177208384
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, ©2006.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Historical context and overview / Mark Wheelis, Lajos Rózsa, and Malcolm Dando --
US biological weapons program / John Ellis van Courtland Moon --
UK biological weapons program / Brian Balmer --
Canadian biological weapons program and the tripartite alliance / Donald Avery --
French biological weapons program / Olivier Lepick --
Soviet biological weapons program / John Hart --
Biological weapons in non-Soviet Warsaw pact countries / Lajos Rózsa and Kathryn Nixdorff --
Iraqi biological weapons program / Graham S. Pearson --
South African biological weapons program / Chandré Gould and Alastair Hay --
Anticrop biological weapons programs / Simon M. Whitby --
Antianimal biological weapons programs / Piers Millet --
Midspectrum incapacitant programs / Malcolm Dando and Martin Furmanski --
Allegations of biological weapons use / Martin Furmanski and Mark Wheelis --
Terrorist use of biological weapons / Mark Wheelis and Masaaki Sugishima --
Politics of biological disarmament / Marie Isabelle Chevrier --
Legal constraints on biological weapons / Nicholas A. Sims --
Analysis and implications / Malcolm Dando [and others] --
Appendix: Biological weapons convention.
Responsibility: Mark Wheelis, Lajos Rózsa, and Malcolm Dando, editors.

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