Germ Wars (Paperback)
The Politics of Microbes and America's Landscape of Fear (Critical Environments: Nature, Science, and Politics #2)
University of California Press, 9780520292772, 304pp.
Publication Date: January 17, 2017
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Germ Wars demonstrates that these movements did not occur separately but are instead deeply entwined—new scientific knowledge of microbes makes possible new mechanisms of war. Whether to eliminate disease or create weapons, the work to harness and control germs and the history of these endeavors provide an important opportunity for investigating how biological natures shape modern life. Germ Wars aims to convince students and scholars as well as policymakers and activists that the ways in which bioterrorism has been produced have consequences for how people live in this world of unspecifiable risks.
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