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Poison arrows : North American Indian hunting and warfare

Author: David E Jones
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jones, David E., 1942-
Poison arrows.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006024691
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David E Jones
OCLC Number: 928704628
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 113 p.)
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: by David E. Jones.

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