Banning Chemical Weapons: The Scientific Background

Banning Chemical Weapons: The Scientific Background

by Hugh D. Crone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521427118

ISBN-13: 9780521427111

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521427111
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The science of peace and war; 3. Chemistry and chemical warfare; 4. The target; 5. Modern chemical warfare: offence; 6. Modern chemical warfare: defence; 7. Discussions on matters of particular interest; 8. Chemical industry and the trade in chemicals; 9. Technical problems in the implementation of a chemical weapons convention; 10. The future for arms control; 11. Conclusions; Appendices.

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