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Death in a small package : a short history of anthrax / Susan D. Jones.

Author/Creator:
Jones, Susan D., 1964-
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
Series:
Johns Hopkins biographies of disease.
Johns Hopkins biographies of disease
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 329 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Anthrax -- History.
Biological weapons -- History.
Medical subjects:
Anthrax -- history.
Biological Warfare Agents -- history.
Contents:
Infectivity and fear : charbon and the cursed fields
Availability : understanding the germ of anthrax
Transmission : anthrax enters the factory
Casualty effectiveness : war and anthrax
Resistance : anthrax, the modern laboratory, and the environment
Detection and verification : the weapon and the disease
Epilogue stories about anthrax.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780801896965 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801896967 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
489623184
Publisher Number:
99939891477
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