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The invention of ecocide : agent orange, Vietnam, and the scientists who changed the way we think about the environment

Author: David Zierler
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Incorporating in-depth interviews, unique archival collections, and recently declassified national security documents, Zierler examines the movement to ban ecocide as it played out amid the rise of a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Zierler
ISBN: 9780820338262 0820338265 9780820338279 0820338273
OCLC Number: 820004527
Notes: Introduction. An etymology of ecocide. Agent Orange before Vietnam. Gadgets and guerrillas. Herbicidal warfare. Science, ethics, and dissent. Surveying a catastrope. Against protocol. Conclusion: ecocide and international security
Description: xii, 245 s. : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
An etymology of ecocide --
Agent Orange before Vietnam --
Gadgets and guerrillas --
Herbicidal warfare --
Science, ethics, and dissent --
Surveying a catastrope --
Against protocol --
Conclusion: ecocide and international security.
Responsibility: David Zierler

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David Zierler has done yeoman's work with this book exploring Agent Orange and the use of herbicides in the Vietnam War. . . .I applaud [his] efforts and I am sure that he will prove a leader in the Read more...

 
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