Agent Orange : history, science, and the politics of uncertainty / Edwin A. Martini

Author(s): Martini, Edwin A., 1975-
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Subjects: Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Chemical warfare
Agent Orange--War use
Agent Orange--Toxicology
Agent Orange--Environmental aspects
Veterans--Diseases--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2012
Series: Culture, politics, and the cold war
Culture, politics, and the cold war
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: xvi, 302 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2012028716
ISBN: 9781558499751 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 155849975X (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781558499744 (library cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1558499741 (library cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-289) and index
Contents: List of abbreviations and acronyms -- Introduction: approaching Agent Orange -- Only you can prevent forests: the chemical war and the illusion of control -- Hearts, minds, and herbicides: the politics of the chemical war -- Incinerating Agent Orange: dioxin, disposal, and the environmental imaginary -- The politics of uncertainty: science, policy, and the state -- "All those others so unfortunate": Vietnam and the global legacies of the chemical war -- Conclusion: Agent Orange and the limits of science and history
OCLC Number: 794709389
ISBN/ISSN: 9781558499751