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Poison Arrows: North American Indian Hunting and Warfare
'Poison Arrows' is a provocative, comprehensive survey of organic compounds used as poisons - on arrows and spears, in food, and even as insecticides - by numerous Native American tribes.
Hardcover, 113 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by University of Texas Press
(first published 2007)
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Anyone doing research on the history of chemical and biological warfare will admire this comprehensive coverage of North America. Extensive notes, bibliography, index, and a listing of all known tribes and their poisons, are also extremely helpful in understanding mankind's arms race and role of poison in hunting--perhaps even contributing to the rapid extinction of mammoths.