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Published by Greenhaven Press in San Diego .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biological warfare.,
  • Chemical warfare.,
  • Biological weapons.,
  • Chemical weapons.,
  • Chemical agents (Munitions),
  • Bioterrorism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementStuart A. Kallen, book editor.
SeriesAt issue, At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
ContributionsKallen, Stuart A., 1955-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG447.8 .B534 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3423834M
ISBN 100737726997, 0737727004
LC Control Number2005046186

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