skip to content
Venomous earth : how arsenic caused the world's worst mass poisoning Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Venomous earth : how arsenic caused the world's worst mass poisoning

Author: Andrew Meharg
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Venomous Earth is the story of the worst chemical disaster in history. It starts in Ancient Greece, touches down in today's North America and takes in William Morris, alchemy, farming, medicine,  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Meharg
ISBN: 1403944997 9781403944993
OCLC Number: 424166574
Description: xiv, 192 p. : ill
Contents: The Devil's Water A Natural Disaster Fool's Gold The Verdant Assassin Healing Arsenic To Frustrate The Aim Of Justice Nothing Green Met The Eye The Extraordinarily Protracted Process Fighting Arsenic
Responsibility: Andrew A. Meharg.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'The unfolding arsenic tragedy in Bangladesh and India compels far greater attention from the international community than it currently receives. Venomous Earth provides a fascinating account both of Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/424166574> # Venomous earth : how arsenic caused the world's worst mass poisoning
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "424166574" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/524556#Place/houndmills_basingstoke_hampshire> ; # Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/524556#Topic/arsenic_toxicologie> ; # Arsenic--Toxicologie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/524556#Topic/arsenic_aspect_sanitaire> ; # Arsenic--Aspect sanitaire
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/524556#Person/meharg_andrew> ; # Andrew Meharg
   schema:datePublished "2005" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/524556> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Venomous earth : how arsenic caused the world's worst mass poisoning" ;
   schema:numberOfPages "192" ;
   schema:productID "424166574" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/424166574#PublicationEvent/houndmills_basingstoke_hampshire_new_york_macmillan_2005> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/524556#Agent/macmillan> ; # Macmillan
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781403944993> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/424166574> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/524556#Person/meharg_andrew> # Andrew Meharg
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Meharg" ;
   schema:givenName "Andrew" ;
   schema:name "Andrew Meharg" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/524556#Place/houndmills_basingstoke_hampshire> # Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/524556#Topic/arsenic_aspect_sanitaire> # Arsenic--Aspect sanitaire
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Arsenic--Aspect sanitaire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/524556#Topic/arsenic_toxicologie> # Arsenic--Toxicologie
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Arsenic--Toxicologie"@fr ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781403944993>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1403944997" ;
   schema:isbn "9781403944993" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.