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8 edition of Contemporary Issues Companion - Biological Weapons found in the catalog.

Contemporary Issues Companion - Biological Weapons

by Clay Farris Naff

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science & Nature - Biology,
  • Social Science - General,
  • Life Sciences (Young Adult),
  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Social Issues - General,
  • Military - Biological & Chemical Warfare,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Biological weapons

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7898980M
    ISBN 100737731834
    ISBN 109780737731835
    OCLC/WorldCa58478340

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Contemporary Issues Companion - Biological Weapons by Clay Farris Naff Download PDF EPUB FB2

In spite of its overwhelming devastating power, biological warfare is extremely difficult to implement. One of the main issues being to enable the germs to survive a bomb explosion (80%+ of the germs typically die with the bomb). This is not explored thoroughly in the book.1/5(1).

The book ranks high as a historical introduction to the subject and a handbook on contemporary remedies., Publishers Weekly Guillemin's account of biological weapons is lucid and concise, providing an excellent guide through the evidence on the past and issues for the future.

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This volume in the Contemporary Issues Companion series presents more than two dozen articles on the science and ethics of cloning, culled from a wide 3/5(1). This book is essential for understanding the relevance of the historical restraints placed on the use of biological weapons for today's world.

It serves as an excellent introduction to the problems biological weapons pose for contemporary policymakers and public officials, particularly in. This book is essential for understanding the relevance of the historical restraints placed on the use of biological weapons for today's world.

It serves as an excellent introduction to the problems biological weapons pose for contemporary policymakers and public officials, particularly in the United States.

Jeanne Guillemin offers a chilling, yet surprisingly calm, account of the development and aftermath of state-sponsored biological weapons programs.

The author presents the book as a short, yet concise, history of how biology became a weapon. This is no easy task, as a plethora of books exist solely on a single episode that this book outlines/5.

Books shelved as biological-warfare: The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch, Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz, Plum Island by Nelson DeMille, The Cobra Event. Recent revelations about Iraqi and Soviet biological programmes and highly publicized events such as the deployment of anthrax and botulinum by the Aum Shinrikyo sect in Japan have made clear the necessity for addressing the issues of biological warfare and defence.

In this analysis of the threat to global security, 15 contributors consider topics including: the motivations of governments and. Covering the period from World War I through the Iraq War, Chemical and Biological Warfare not only describes the development of key chemical and biological agents, such as anthrax, tularemia, brucellosis, VEE, Q fever, and botulinum toxin, it also assesses the threats we face, compares military CB warfare with terrorist incidents, explains effective defensive measures, and clarifies the responsibilities of the Reviews: 1.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Biological Weapons: From the Invention of State-Sponsored Programs to Contemporary Bioterrorism by Jeanne Guillemin | out of 5 stars 7. This book is essential for understanding the relevance of the historical restraints placed on the use of biological weapons for today's world.

It serves as an excellent introduction to the problems biological weapons pose for contemporary policymakers and public officials, particularly in /5(5).

Get this from a library. Biological weapons: from the invention of state-sponsored programs to contemporary bioterrorism.

[Jeanne Guillemin] -- A timely account of how resources for biological weapons programs were mobilized and why such weapons have never been deployed in major conflicts offers an understanding of the relevance of the. Biological weapons. [Clay Farris Naff;] -- This anthology explores the history of bioweapons, the types of organisms that can be used in bioterrorism, and how the United States counter-bioweapons programs should be prioritized.

Get this from a library. Biological weapons: issues and threats. [P R Chari; Arpit Rajain; Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (New Delhi, India);] -- Biological Weapons, the threat of bioterrorism, and the best ways to meet this threat to global security are the issues addressed in this book.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource. Contents: ch. The origins and history of bioweapons The early history of bioweapons / British Medical Association Japan's Unit Program / Greg Goebel British, U.S., and Canadian bioweapons collaborations / Wendy Barnaby Cold War bioweapons.

RecommendedR.E. Buntrock "Choice" "A succinct and readily accessible account of the history and key issues associated with chemical and biological weapons from World War I to the present An excellent overview of an often underappreciated segment of 20th- and 21st-century security studies/5(12).

Fail Safe Dr Strangelove The Day the Earth Stood StillProject One: WMD on the Big Screen. Let us explore the concept of WMD (Weapons of Mass Destruction) on the big screen. Fears related to. nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons have inspired many movies, including Godzilla (where the monster was created by a nuclear test).

and other science-fiction classics. (Bioterrorism is defined as the use of, or threat to use, biological weapons for this purpose.) Terrorism has also been defined as “an act or threat of violence against noncombatants with the objective of exacting revenge, intimidation, or otherwise influencing an audience” (Stern, ).

1/11/ Mark Shwartz, News Service () ; e-mail: [email protected] Biological warfare: an emerging threat in the 21st century.A subgenre of science fiction, post-apocalyptic fiction, uses the aftermath of nuclear or biological warfare as its setting.

The Death Star is the Star Wars equivalent to a weapon of mass destruction and as such might be the most well known weapon of mass destruction in Science fiction.Biological weapon, also called germ weapon, any of a number of disease-producing agents—such as bacteria, viruses, rickettsiae, fungi, toxins, or other biological agents—that may be utilized as weapons against humans, animals, or plants.

The direct use of infectious agents and poisons against enemy personnel is an ancient practice in warfare.