The Resource Pathogens for war : biological weapons, Canadian life scientists, and North American biodefence, Donald Avery

Pathogens for war : biological weapons, Canadian life scientists, and North American biodefence, Donald Avery

Label
Pathogens for war : biological weapons, Canadian life scientists, and North American biodefence
Title
Pathogens for war
Title remainder
biological weapons, Canadian life scientists, and North American biodefence
Statement of responsibility
Donald Avery
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores how Canada and its allies have attempted to deal with the threat of germ warfare since WWII. Avery investigates the relationship between bioweapons, poison gas, and nuclear devices, as well as the connection beetween bioattacks and natural disease pandemics
Cataloging source
CELBN
Dewey number
358/.3882097109045
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UG447.8
LC item number
A94 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Pathogens for war : biological weapons, Canadian life scientists, and North American biodefence, Donald Avery
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1 Canada's Role in Allied Biological Warfare Planning in the Second World War -- 2 Bioweapons in the Cold War: Scientific Research, Civil Defence, and International Controversy -- 3 Operational Biological Weapons and Alliance Cooperation, 1955-1969 -- 4 Canada and BW Disarmament: National and International Developments, 1968-1975 -- 5 Triple Threats: Biowarfare, Terrorism, and Pandemics, 1970-1985 -- 6 Preventing Germ Warfare in the Age of the Biotechnology Revolution -- 7 Biodefence after 9/11: Old Problems and New Directions Conclusion -- List of Biological Agents and Toxins -- Biographical Profile of Key Biowarfare Scientists -- Glossary of terms
Control code
ocn852803488
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 410 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442664982
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, digital file
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5g48gz
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36449477
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852803488
  • jstor1442664983

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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