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

Banning Chemical Weapons

The Scientific Background

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Published: 26th April 1993
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Banning Chemical Weapons provides a readable and brief outline of chemical warfare; its origin and the offensive and defensive aspects. The aim of this volume is to give technical information to people interested in the wider aspects of disarmament, by showing how this technical material must be used in the negotiations to achieve a worldwide and enforceable ban on chemical weapons. While not a textbook, this volume provides accessible technical background to the issue of chemical disarmament.

'... 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: 9780521427111
ISBN-10: 0521427118
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 134
Published: 26th April 1993
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.2