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A strange and formidable weapon : British responses to World War I poison gas, Marion Girard

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A strange and formidable weapon : British responses to World War I poison gas
Title
A strange and formidable weapon
Title remainder
British responses to World War I poison gas
Statement of responsibility
Marion Girard
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The advent of poison gas in World War I shocked Britons at all levels of society, yet by the end of the conflict their nation was a leader in chemical warfare. Although never used on the home front, poison gas affected almost every segment of British society physically, mentally, or emotionally, proving to be an armament of total war. Through cartoons, military records, novels, treaties, and other sources, Marion Girard examines the varied ways different sectors of British society viewed chemical warfare, from the industrialists who promoted their toxic weapons while maintaining private contro
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digitized
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Girard, Marion
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • theses
Series statement
Studies in war, society and the military
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Chemical warfare
  • Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous
  • Great Britain
  • Chemischer Krieg
  • Weltkrieg
  • Öffentliche Meinung
  • Großbritannien
  • Chemical Warfare
  • Gas Poisoning
  • World War I
  • History, 20th Century
  • United Kingdom
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A strange and formidable weapon : British responses to World War I poison gas, Marion Girard
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Publication
Note
Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Yale University, 2002
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-261) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The political challenge : descent to atrocities? -- The army's experience : new weapons, new soldiers -- The scientific divide : chemists versus physicians -- Whose business is it? Dilemmas in the gas industry -- Gas as a symbol : visual images of chemical weapons in the popular press -- The reestablishment of the gas taboo and the public debate : will gas destroy the world?
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ocn228165403
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 279 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781281241450
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786611241452
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 124145
  • 22573/ctt1dgm2p0
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228165403
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
A strange and formidable weapon : British responses to World War I poison gas, Marion Girard
Publication
Note
Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Yale University, 2002
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-261) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The political challenge : descent to atrocities? -- The army's experience : new weapons, new soldiers -- The scientific divide : chemists versus physicians -- Whose business is it? Dilemmas in the gas industry -- Gas as a symbol : visual images of chemical weapons in the popular press -- The reestablishment of the gas taboo and the public debate : will gas destroy the world?
Control code
ocn228165403
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 279 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281241450
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786611241452
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 124145
  • 22573/ctt1dgm2p0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228165403
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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