Weapons of mass destruction / Britannica Educational Publishing.
- ISBN: 9781615307517 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Edition: 1st Edition.
- Publisher: Chicago : Britannica Educational Publishing, 2011.
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|Summary, etc.:|| With their potential to wreak massive or total devastation, nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons have dramatically escalated the stakes of war. As stockpiles of such weapons continue to grow around the world, especially in the years since the Second World War, countries have recognized the need to check their powers. This detailed volume examines various weapons of mass destruction and the science behind them, their effects on conflict, and the various arms control treaties and agreements that have been introduced to help curb the possibility of overwhelming loss.
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