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Banning Chemical Weapons : The Scientific Background - Hugh D. Crone

Banning Chemical Weapons

The Scientific Background

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Published: 19th December 2014
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A comprehensive account of all the issues surrounding chemical warfare, presenting technical information in a form accessible to the non-scientist.

'... the author has managed to pack an amazing amount of information into a slim volume and present it in a very readable style: concise yet thorough, factual but also entertaining ...'. Nature

Introduction
The science of peace and war
Chemistry and chemical warfare
The target
Modern chemical warfare: offence
Modern chemical warfare: defence
Discussions on matters of particular interest
Chemical industry and the trade in chemicals
Technical problems in the implementation of a chemical weapons convention
The future for arms control
Conclusions
Appendices
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ISBN: 9780521416993
ISBN-10: 052141699X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 134
Published: 19th December 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.37