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Grunt : the curious science of humans at war / Mary Roach.

Roach, Mary. (Author).

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Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 355 ROACH (Text) 9780393354379S On Order On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393354379 : PAP
  • ISBN: 0393354377 : PAP
  • Physical Description: 285 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-285).
Formatted Contents Note: Second skin: what to wear to war -- Boom box: automotive safety for people who drive on bombs -- Fighting by ear: the conundrum of military noise -- Below the belt: the cruelest shot of all -- It could get weird: a salute to genital transplants -- Carnageunder fire: how do combat medics cope? -- Sweating bullets: the war on heat -- Leaky SEALs: diarrhea as a threat to national security -- The maggot paradox: flies on the battlefield, for better and worse -- What doesn't kill you will make you reek: a brief history of stink bombs -- Old chum: how to make and test shark repellent -- That sinking feeling: when things go wrong under the sea -- Up and under: a submarine tries to sleep -- Feedback from the fallen: how the dead help the living stay that way.
Subject: Military art and science > United States > Technological innovations.
Military art and science > Technological innovations > United States > History > 21st century.
Military research > United States.

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