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Published by India Research Press in New delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biological weapons.,
  • Chemical weapons.,
  • Weapons of mass destruction.,
  • Bioterrorism -- Prevention.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, P.R. Chari, Arpit Rajain.
ContributionsChari, P. R., Rajain, Arpit., Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (New Delhi, India)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG447.8 .B5656 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3712797M
ISBN 108188353183
LC Control Number2003312539
OCLC/WorldCa54032943

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