Poison: A Double-Edged Civilizational Building Block: Volume I: Reexamining the History of Chemical and Biological Warfare (Antiquity to 1899) (History of Toxicology and Environmental Health) (Paperback)

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Poison: A Double-edged Civilizational Building Block, Volume One, Reexamining the History of Chemical and Biological Warfare (Antiquity to 1899), the new release in the History of Toxicology and Environmental Health series traces the history of poison as a weapon of war, beginning at the dawn of modern humans and going through to the 1899 Hague Peace Conference. The book analyzes the technological developments that enable and constrain the use of poison as a weapon, their history of use, and the tensions that exist between opportunity and prohibition of poison warfare, and between prohibition and technological progress.

This book will be of interest to researchers and students interested in toxicology and chemical and biological warfare agents, as well as policymakers, military historians and those interested in scientific history.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780128127704
ISBN-10: 0128127708
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2022
Pages: 185
Language: English
Series: History of Toxicology and Environmental Health