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Poison arrows : North American Indian hunting and warfare

Author: David E Jones
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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While the recorded use of toxins in warfare in some ancient populations is rarely disputed the use of 'poison arrows' and other deadly substances by Native American groups has been fraught with  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David E Jones
ISBN: 9780292714281 0292714289
OCLC Number: 123464933
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction --
On plant poisons --
Nonmilitary poisons --
World survey of arrow poisoning --
Arrow poisons of the North American Indians --
Other uses of poisons in warfare --
Paleo-Indian poison use --
Conclusion --
Appendix: North American Indian tribes that used arrow poison and types of poison used.
Responsibility: by David E. Jones.
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