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  • Chemical Warfare Agentsby M. Somani Satu; James A. Romano

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 200.00

    Many books cover the emergency response to chemical terrorism. But what happens after the initial crisis? Chlorine, phosgene, and mustard were used in World War I. Only years after the war were the long-term effects of these gases realized. In the 60s, 70s, and 80s, these and other agents were used in localized wars. Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicity... more...

  • Radiation Inactivation of Bioterrorism Agentsby L.G. Gazsó; C.C. Ponta

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 168.00

    The use of and problems associated with biological weapons have been of concern to NATO and non-NATO military organizations for many years. Until recently, most of the readily available literature addressed the military issues associated with the possible use of biological weapons on the battlefield, the medical effects of the various agents, and what... more...

  • Chemical Warfare Agentsby James A. Romano; Brian J. Lukey; Harry Salem

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 159.95

    The first edition of this book, Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicity at Low Levels , was published just prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. Reflecting a greater sense of urgency within the field of chemical defense since this event, research related to chemical warfare agents (CWAs) continues to expand at a remarkable pace. Chemical... more...

  • Strengthening National Public Health Preparedness and Response to Chemical, Biological and Radiological Agent Threatsby C.E. Cummings; E. Stikova

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 183.00

    Ensuring a coordinated public health, laboratory, and medical response to a natural disaster, an accidental release or a deliberate use of a chemical, biological, and radiological (CBR) agent is a high priority for all countries. This publication contains the proceedings of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Advanced Study Institute... more...

  • Prescription for Survivalby Bernard Lown

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    Physician Bernard Lown tells the extraordinary story of how a group of Soviet and American doctors came together to stop nuclear proliferation and ended up winning the Nobel Peace Prize and influencing the course of history. It is a story that sheds new light on what really drove and still drives the nuclear arms race, the critical importance of citizen... more...

  • War Epidemicsby Matthew Smallman-Raynor; Andrew Cliff

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 274.99

    Written from the viewpoints of historical geography, epidemiology, and spatial analysis, this book examines in four parts the historical occurrence and geographical spread of infectious diseases in association with wars. Part I: War and Disease, surveys war-disease associations from early times to 1850. Part II: Temporal Trends studies time trends... more...

  • Bioterrorism Preparednessby Nancy Khardori

    Wiley 2006; US$ 195.00

    Meeting the acute need for a book determining the crucial elements of bioterrorism preparedness, this is a global perspective of the history and current concepts for bioterrorism, integrating the legal, medical, scientific and public health strategies. It furthermore discusses the role of WHO and international health regulations for bioterrorism preparedness.... more...

  • The War Machine and Global Healthby Merrill Singer; G. Derrick Hodge

    AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 84.99

    This book of essays by medical anthropologists and other health social scientists examines the full measure of the disastrous global health effects of war in the contemporary world. It provides a political economic framework for assessing the war machine. more...

  • War and the Health of Nationsby Zaryab Iqbal

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 46.00

    This book examines the various mechanisms through which violent conflict undermines the health and well-being of populations. more...