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Chemical & biological weapons books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Chemical & biological weapons category. Presented with a red border are the Chemical & biological weapons books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Biohazard by Ken Alibek Biohazard

Modern biology is producing weapons that in killing power may exceed the hydrogen bomb. This book describes them with the intimate knowledge of a top weaponeer.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/02/2018

Project Coast Apartheid's Chemical and Biological Warfare Programme by Chandra Gould, United Nations, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, Centre For Conflict Resolution Project Coast Apartheid's Chemical and Biological Warfare Programme
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This publication explains how the apartheid government in South Africa put together a determined chemical and biological weapons programme aimed at poisoning people within and outside South Africa. The book contains information on the following details concerning Project Coast: it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/02/2018

Hidden Atrocities Japanese Germ Warfare and American Obstruction of Justice at the Tokyo Trial by Jeanne Guillemin Hidden Atrocities Japanese Germ Warfare and American Obstruction of Justice at the Tokyo Trial

Hidden Atrocities reveals the American obstruction that denied justice to Japan's WWII victims at the postwar Tokyo Trial. Jeanne Guillemin explains how U.S. national security goals led to the failure to prosecute imperial Japanese leaders for the war crimes of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

One Hundred Years of Chemical Warfare: Research, Deployment, Consequences by Bretislav Friedrich One Hundred Years of Chemical Warfare: Research, Deployment, Consequences

This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 2.5 license. On April 22, 1915, the German military released 150 tons of chlorine gas at Ypres, Belgium. Carried by a long-awaited wind, the chlorine cloud passed within a few minutes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Dis-Eases of Secrecy Tracing History, Memory and Justice by Brian Rappert, Chandre Gould Dis-Eases of Secrecy Tracing History, Memory and Justice
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Format: Paperback - Released: 07/10/2016

Biological Threats In The 21st Century: The Politics, People, Science And Historical Roots by Filippa (King's College London, Uk) Lentzos Biological Threats In The 21st Century: The Politics, People, Science And Historical Roots
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Biological Threats in the 21st Century offers a fresh understanding of contemporary biological threats to national security.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2016

Chemical Warfare A Study in Restraints by Frederic Joseph Brown Chemical Warfare A Study in Restraints

Why would a nation, in the midst of a vicious and unrestricted war, hesitate to employ a weapon guaranteed to inflict massive casualties on the enemy? Major Frederic Brown offers here the first critical analysis of this curious World War...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2015

Innocence Slaughtered Gas and the Transformation of Warfare and Society by Jean Pascal Zanders Innocence Slaughtered Gas and the Transformation of Warfare and Society

The introduction of chemical warfare to the battlefield on 22 April 1915 changed the face of total warfare. Not only did it bring science to combat, it was both the product of societal transformation and a shaper of the 20th...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2015

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Chemical Warfare A Study in Restraints by Frederic Joseph Brown Chemical Warfare A Study in Restraints

Why would a nation, in the midst of a vicious and unrestricted war, hesitate to employ a weapon guaranteed to inflict massive casualties on the enemy? Major Frederic Brown offers here the first critical analysis of this curious World War...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Weaponizing of Biology Bioterrorism, Biocrime and Biohacking by Marc E. Vargo The Weaponizing of Biology Bioterrorism, Biocrime and Biohacking

Focusing on three forms of biological threat - bioterrorism, biocrime and biohacking - this book examines the history of biowarfare and terrorism, including the ideologies and motives of violent extremist organisations. Groups drawn to biological aggression are discussed, along with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Getting Nuclear Weapons Rights Managing Danger & Avoiding Disaster by Stephen J. Cimbala Getting Nuclear Weapons Rights Managing Danger & Avoiding Disaster

Can we avoid nuclear war? Why are we more at risk today than at the end of the Cold War? Can the world powers work together to ensure international stability? Stephen Cimbala provides a comprehensive assessment of these complex issues,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2018

Other books in this genre

Chemical Control Regulation of Incapacitating Chemical Agent Weapons, Riot Control Agents and their Means of Delivery by Michael Crowley Chemical Control Regulation of Incapacitating Chemical Agent Weapons, Riot Control Agents and their Means of Delivery

This thoroughly researched study highlights the international community's failure to regulate contemporary state research, development, marketing and/or deployment of riot control agents and incapacitating chemical agent weapons.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2015

The Chemical Warfare Service Organizing for War by Leo P Brophy, George J B Fisher, Center of Military History The Chemical Warfare Service Organizing for War
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Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2015

Neuroscience and the Future of Chemical-Biological Weapons by Malcolm R. Dando Neuroscience and the Future of Chemical-Biological Weapons

During the last century, advances in the life sciences were used in the development of biological and chemical weapons in large-scale state offensive programmes, many of which targeted the nervous system. This study questions whether the development of novel biological...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/07/2015

The Chemical Warfare Service Organizing for War - War College Series by Leo P Brophy, George J B Fisher, Center of Military History The Chemical Warfare Service Organizing for War - War College Series
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Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 24/02/2015

Barriers to Bioweapons The Challenges of Expertise and Organization for Weapons Development by Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley Barriers to Bioweapons The Challenges of Expertise and Organization for Weapons Development


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/12/2014

American Biodefense How Dangerous Ideas about Biological Weapons Shape National Security by Frank L. Smith American Biodefense How Dangerous Ideas about Biological Weapons Shape National Security


Format: Hardback - Released: 19/08/2014

The Chemical Weapons Convention A Commentary by Walter (Former Chairman, Working Group of the Chemical Weapons Convention) Krutzsch The Chemical Weapons Convention A Commentary
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The Chemical Weapons Convention is one of the cornerstone disarmament and arms control agreements, and the only global and comprehensive disarmament treaty that is being verified by an international agency. This Commentary assesses the provisions of the Convention and its...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2014

Prohibiting Chemical & Biological Weapons Multilateral Regimes and Their Evolution by Alexander Kelle Prohibiting Chemical & Biological Weapons Multilateral Regimes and Their Evolution

Whether in the arsenals of states or of terrorist groups, chemical and biological weapons (CBW) are increasingly seen as one of the major threats to global security. Alexander Kelle provides a comprehensive assessment of the multilateral prohibition regimes that have...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2013

Life Sciences and Related Fields Trends Relevant to the Biological Weapons Convention by Committee on Trends in Science and Technology Relevant to the Biological Weapons Convention: An International Workshop, Board on Life Sciences and Related Fields Trends Relevant to the Biological Weapons Convention
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During the last decade, national and international scientific organizations have become increasingly engaged in considering how to respond to the biosecurity implications of developments in the life sciences and in assessing trends in science and technology (S&T) relevant to biological...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/12/2011

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