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The Resource Grunt : the curious science of humans at war, Mary Roach

Grunt : the curious science of humans at war, Mary Roach

Label
Grunt : the curious science of humans at war
Title
Grunt
Title remainder
the curious science of humans at war
Statement of responsibility
Mary Roach
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"'Grunt' tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries-- panic, exhaustion, heat, noise-- and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them"--
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Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roach, Mary
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military art and science
  • Military art and science
  • Military research
Label
Grunt : the curious science of humans at war, Mary Roach
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [277]-285)
Contents
Second skin : what to wear to war -- Boom box : automotive safety for people who drive on bomb -- Fighting by ear : the conundrum of military noise -- Below the belt : the cruelest shot of all -- It could get weird: a salute to genital transplants -- Carnage under fire : how do combat medics cope? -- Sweating bullets : the war on heat -- Leaky SEALs : diarrhea as a threat to national security -- The maggot paradox : flies on the battlefield, for better and worse -- What doesn't kill you will make you reek : a brief history of stink bombs -- Old chum : how to make and test shark repellent -- That sinking feeling : when things go wrong under the sea -- Up and under : a submarine tries to sleep -- Feedback from the fallen : how the dead help the living stay that way
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9780393245448
Isbn Type
hardcover
Lccn
2016008754
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921868897
  • (OCoLC)ocn921868897
  • 781787
Label
Grunt : the curious science of humans at war, Mary Roach
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [277]-285)
Contents
Second skin : what to wear to war -- Boom box : automotive safety for people who drive on bomb -- Fighting by ear : the conundrum of military noise -- Below the belt : the cruelest shot of all -- It could get weird: a salute to genital transplants -- Carnage under fire : how do combat medics cope? -- Sweating bullets : the war on heat -- Leaky SEALs : diarrhea as a threat to national security -- The maggot paradox : flies on the battlefield, for better and worse -- What doesn't kill you will make you reek : a brief history of stink bombs -- Old chum : how to make and test shark repellent -- That sinking feeling : when things go wrong under the sea -- Up and under : a submarine tries to sleep -- Feedback from the fallen : how the dead help the living stay that way
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9780393245448
Isbn Type
hardcover
Lccn
2016008754
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921868897
  • (OCoLC)ocn921868897
  • 781787

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