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Author Lockwood, Jeffrey Alan, 1960-

Title Six-legged soldiers : using insects as weapons of war / Jeffrey A. Lockwood
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2009


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  358.3882 Loc/Sis  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 377 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Bee bombs and wasp warheads -- Toxic tactics and terrors -- Insects as tools of torture -- Horshoes and hand grenades -- The victories of the vectors -- A most uncivil war -- All's lousy of the eastern front -- A monstrous metamorphosis -- Entolomological evil -- Japan's fleas and flies -- Japan's pleas and lies -- Beetle bombs -- Waking the slumbering giants -- Korea's hailstorms of hexapods -- A swarm of accusations -- An imaginary menagerie? -- The big itch -- Yankee (and Vietnamese) ingenuity -- Vuban missiles vs. American arthropods -- A tiny terrorist in Castro's crops -- Medflies, fruits and nuts -- Fear on the farm -- Wimpy warmups and real deals -- Six-legged guardian angels -- Insect cyborgs and roboflies -- "Vigilant and ready"?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Biological warfare.
Insects as carriers of disease.
Agroterrorism -- Prevention.
LC no. 2008006935
ISBN 9780195333053 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0195333055 (hbk. : alk. paper)