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Scorched earth : legacies of chemical warfare in Vietnam / Fred A. Wilcox ; photographs by Brendan B. Wilcox.

By: Wilcox, Fred.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, 2011Edition: A Seven Stories Press 1st ed.Description: vi, 228 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781609801380.Subject(s): Agent Orange -- Health aspects -- Vietnam | Agent Orange -- Environmental aspects -- Vietnam | Chemical warfare -- Health aspects -- Vietnam | Chemical warfare -- Environmental aspects -- Vietnam | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Chemical warfareDDC classification: 615.9
Contents:
Ecocide -- Transformations -- Promises -- Sprayed and betrayed -- A lucky man -- Generations -- Jurisprudence -- The last family -- The realm -- Free fire zone -- Chemical children -- Evidence room -- Letters don't lie.
Summary: "Scorched Earth is the first book to chronicle the effects of chemical warfare on the Vietnamese people and their environment, where, even today, more than 3 million people--including 500,000 children--are sick and dying from birth defects, cancer, and other illnesses that can be directly traced to Agent Orange/dioxin exposure."--Publisher's description.
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Ecocide -- Transformations -- Promises -- Sprayed and betrayed -- A lucky man -- Generations -- Jurisprudence -- The last family -- The realm -- Free fire zone -- Chemical children -- Evidence room -- Letters don't lie.

"Scorched Earth is the first book to chronicle the effects of chemical warfare on the Vietnamese people and their environment, where, even today, more than 3 million people--including 500,000 children--are sick and dying from birth defects, cancer, and other illnesses that can be directly traced to Agent Orange/dioxin exposure."--Publisher's description.

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