Villainous compounds [electronic resource] : chemical weapons & the American Civil War / Guy R. Hasegawa ; foreword by Bill J. Gurley.

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    • Abstract:
      Scope and content: "This book is a study of the diverse array of chemical weapons that were deployed, prepared for use, or proposed during the Civil War"-- Provided by publisher.
    • Content Notes:
      Foreword / Bill J. Gurley -- Improvements in Warlike Instrumentalities -- Greek Fire, American Style -- The Torch for the Torch -- No Living Being Will Escape -- Portending the Green Cloud -- Insinuating Dust -- Prostrated by Inhaling It -- Destroying Fluids -- Fire and Brimstone -- Sharp Horrors of Sundry Weapons -- Vulgar Poisons in Honourable Warfare -- Glossary.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-174) and index.
      Access is available to current Cairn University students, faculty and staff.
    • ISBN:
      9780809334308 (cloth : alkaline paper)
      0809334305 (cloth : alkaline paper)
    • Accession Number:
      2015001827
    • Accession Number:
      cul.b1757009