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Author Tucker, Jonathan B.

Title War of nerves : chemical warfare from World War I to al-Qaeda / Jonathan B. Tucker.

Imprint New York : Pantheon Books, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    358.3409 TUC    DUE 06-01-20
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 479 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 451-456) and index.
Contents The chemistry of war -- IG Farben -- Perverted science -- Twilight of the Gods -- Fight for the spoils -- Research and development -- Building the stockpile -- Chemical arms race -- Agent venomous -- Yemen and after -- Incident at Skull Valley -- New fears -- Binary debate -- Silent spread -- Peace and war -- Whistle-blower -- The Tokyo subway -- The emerging threat.
Subject Chemical warfare -- History.
Chemical weapons -- History.
Chemical Warfare -- history.
Chemical Warfare Agents -- history.
History, 20th Century.
ISBN 0375422293 (hardcover) : $30.00
9780375422294 : 53000

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