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Published: 10 October 2008

400 Pages | 49 halftone & 1 line illus.

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195333053

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Six-Legged Soldiers

Using Insects as Weapons of War

Jeffrey A. Lockwood

  • First book to reveal systematically the many ways in which insects have been and can be used a weapons
  • Includes a critical and constructive analysis of today's defenses - and the dangerous shortcomings in terms of homeland security strategies - with respect to entomological attacks.
  • West Nile virus and other insect-borne diseases are serious public health issues, the importance of which is revealed here.

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