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The invention of ecocide

David Zierler

The invention of ecocide

agent orange, Vietnam, and the scientists who changed the way we think about the environment

by David Zierler

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Nature,
  • Chemical warfare,
  • Effect of human beings on,
  • Extinction (Biology),
  • Health aspects,
  • Toxicology,
  • Agent Orange

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-232) and index.

    StatementDavid Zierler
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF75 .Z54 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 245 p. :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24903242M
    ISBN 100820338265, 0820338273
    ISBN 109780820338262, 9780820338279
    LC Control Number2010044005
    OCLC/WorldCa673414854

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