Biological and Chemical Warfare

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Overview

Essential Events

Essential Issues presents factual information on contemporary social issues, introducing and examining the topic from an array of political, societal, statistical, and scientific angles.

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Biographies, historic events, current debates, and social issues are all an essential part of the curriculum. Readers can meet these research needs with the Essential Library, a well-researched, well-written, and beautifully designed imprint.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604539516
  • Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: Essential Issues Series: Set 1
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 112
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Lexile: 1090L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Hunt for the Anthrax Killer 6

Chapter 2 Deadly Weapons 16

Chapter 3 Centuries of Killing 26

Chapter 4 Biological and Chemical Terrorism 36

Chapter 5 Armed Countries 46

Chapter 6 The Threat to Americans 56

Chapter 7 Criticism of Response to Attacks 66

Chapter 8 Preparing for an Attack 76

Chapter 9 In the Wake of an Attack 86

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Additional Resources 102

Glossary 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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