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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
Author
Subject
Genre
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"--
Member of
Assigning source
Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355/.070973
Index
no index present
LC call number
U43.U4
LC item number
R63 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
Label
Grunt : the curious science of humans at war, Mary Roach
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(pages 419-430)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
433 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410490698
Lccn
2016015998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
ocn944087722
Label
Grunt : the curious science of humans at war, Mary Roach
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(pages 419-430)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
433 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410490698
Lccn
2016015998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
ocn944087722

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