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Poison: a Double-Edged Civilizational Building Block

Poison: a Double-Edged Civilizational Building Block
Volume I: Reexamining the History of Chemical and Biological Warfare (Antiquity To 1899)

by Jean Pascal Zanders

  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 2018-08
  • Pages : 185
  • ISBN : 9780128127704
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Poison: A Double-edged Civilizational Building Block, Volume I: Reexamining the History of Chemical and Biological Warfare (antiquity to 1899) traces the history of poison as a weapon of war, beginning at the dawn of modern humans to the 1899 Hague Peace Conference. The book analyzes the evolution of poison as a weapon, civilizations' confrontation with the dual-use nature of poison, and technological developments that enable and constrain the use of poison as a weapon. The threads intertwine at different stages in history, creating dynamic fields of tension between opportunity and prohibition of poison warfare, and between prohibition and technological progress. This strategy explains the ongoing ambivalence towards toxins and why the norm against poison warfare remained ambiguous. 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. Outlines the social, political and scientific development of the concept of poison Analyzes the technological developments that enable and constrain the use of poison as a weapon Frames the historic and scientific reasons for classifications of chemical and biological toxins within warfare

Information Resources in Toxicology

Information Resources in Toxicology
Volume 1: Background, Resources, and Tools

by Steve Gilbert,Asish Mohapatra,Sol Bobst,Antoinette Hayes,Sara T. Humes

  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 2020-05-16
  • Pages : 1054
  • ISBN : 0128137258
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This new fifth edition of Information Resources in Toxicology offers a consolidated entry portal for the study, research, and practice of toxicology. Both volumes represents a unique, wide-ranging, curated, international, annotated bibliography, and directory of major resources in toxicology and allied fields such as environmental and occupational health, chemical safety, and risk assessment. The editors and authors are among the leaders of the profession sharing their cumulative wisdom in toxicology’s subdisciplines. This edition keeps pace with the digital world in directing and linking readers to relevant websites and other online tools. Due to the increasing size of the hardcopy publication, the current edition has been divided into two volumes to make it easier to handle and consult. Volume 1: Background, Resources, and Tools, arranged in 5 parts, begins with chapters on the science of toxicology, its history, and informatics framework in Part 1. Part 2 continues with chapters organized by more specific subject such as cancer, clinical toxicology, genetic toxicology, etc. The categorization of chapters by resource format, for example, journals and newsletters, technical reports, organizations constitutes Part 3. Part 4 further considers toxicology’s presence via the Internet, databases, and software tools. Among the miscellaneous topics in the concluding Part 5 are laws and regulations, professional education, grants and funding, and patents. Volume 2: The Global Arena offers contributed chapters focusing on the toxicology contributions of over 40 countries, followed by a glossary of toxicological terms and an appendix of popular quotations related to the field. The book, offered in both print and electronic formats, is carefully structured, indexed, and cross-referenced to enable users to easily find answers to their questions or serendipitously locate useful knowledge they were not originally aware they needed. Among the many timely topics receiving increased emphasis are disaster preparedness, nanotechnology, -omics, risk assessment, societal implications such as ethics and the precautionary principle, climate change, and children’s environmental health. Introductory chapters provide a backdrop to the science of toxicology, its history, the origin and status of toxicoinformatics, and starting points for identifying resources. Offers an extensive array of chapters organized by subject, each highlighting resources such as journals, databases,organizations, and review articles. Includes chapters with an emphasis on format such as government reports, general interest publications, blogs, and audiovisuals. Explores recent internet trends, web-based databases, and software tools in a section on the online environment. Concludes with a miscellany of special topics such as laws and regulations, chemical hazard communication resources, careers and professional education, K-12 resources, funding, poison control centers, and patents. Paired with Volume Two, which focuses on global resources, this set offers the most comprehensive compendium of print, digital, and organizational resources in the toxicological sciences with over 120 chapters contributions by experts and leaders in the field.

Ancient Persia in Western History

Ancient Persia in Western History
Hellenism and the Representation of the Achaemenid Empire

by Sasan Samiei

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2014-07-24
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0857724142
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Ancient Persia in Western History is a measured rejoinder to the dominant narrative that considers the Graeco-Persian Wars to be merely the first round of an oft-repeated battle between the despotic 'East' and the broadly enlightened 'West'. Sasan Samiei analyses the historiography which has skewed our understanding of this crucial era - contrasting the work of Edward Gibbon and Goethe, which venerated Classicism and Hellenistic history, with later writers such as John Linton Myres. Finally, Samiei explores the cross-cultural encounters which constituted the Achaemenid period itself, and repositions it as essential to the history of Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Building News and Architectural Review

Building News and Architectural Review
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1862
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Building News and Engineering Journal

The Building News and Engineering Journal
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1862
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A Supplement to the Oxford English Dictionary

A Supplement to the Oxford English Dictionary
A Book

by R. W. Burchfield

  • Publisher : Oxford : Clarendon Press
  • Release : 1972
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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These volumes replace the 1933 Supplement to the OED. The vocabulary treated is that which came into use during the publication of the successive sections of the main Dictionary -- that is, between 1884, when the first fascicle of the letter A was published, and 1928, when the final section of the Dictionary appeared -- together with accessions to the English language in Britain and abroad from 1928 to the present day. Nearly all the material in the 1933 Supplement has been retained here, though in revised form (Preface).

The Builder

The Builder
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1870
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Academy

The Academy
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1876
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Academy and Literature

The Academy and Literature
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1876
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Family Herald

The Family Herald
A Domestic Magazine of Useful Information and Amusement ...

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1865
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Illustrated London News

The Illustrated London News
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1851
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The English Cyclopaedia ...

The English Cyclopaedia ...
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1861
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The English Cyclopædia

The English Cyclopædia
A New Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1861
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Girl's Own Annual

The Girl's Own Annual
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1891
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Some volumes also include extra numbers.

Building

Building
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1915
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The British Journal of Photography

The British Journal of Photography
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1993
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Work

Work
An Illustrated Magazine of Practice and Theory for All Workmen, Professional and Amateur

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1893
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Builder

The Builder
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1916
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Letters: The open door, 1930-35

Letters: The open door, 1930-35
A Book

by Freya Stark

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1974
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Africa Calls Worldwide

Africa Calls Worldwide
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1989
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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