Chemical and Biological Weapons and Terrorism

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  • Author : Anthony Tu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 183 pages
  • ISBN : 1315305496
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Chemical and Biological Weapons and Terrorism

Chemical and Biological Weapons and Terrorism
  • Author : Anthony Tu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 October 2017
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Written by the world’s leading expert on the Tokyo sarin attacks, Chemical and Biological Weapons and Terrorism is a comprehensive examination of the use, detection, and prevention of chemical and biological attacks. Divided in two parts, one devoted to chemical and the other biological weapons, this book emphasizes defense, decontamination, detection, treatment, mechanism of toxic action, and pathological effects in the case of each. Covering a diverse range of substances, chapters draw on detailed case studies on the US

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