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

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

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Grunt : the curious science of humans at war
Title
Grunt
Title remainder
the curious science of humans at war
Statement of responsibility
Mary Roach
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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"--Amazon.com
Summary
The best-selling author of <i>Gulp</i> and <i>Stiff</i> explores the science of keeping humans healthy and focused in the extreme environments of war, drawing on interviews with doctors, uniform designers, trainers and weapons testers to illuminate how soldiers are conditioned to survive traumas ranging from heat and panic to exhaustion and noise
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Writing style
Award
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  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2016
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10494698
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DLC
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Roach, Mary
Dewey number
355/.070973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Military art and science
  • Military art and science
  • Military research
Target audience
adult
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the curious science of humans at war
Label
Grunt : the curious science of humans at war, Mary Roach
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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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 might 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
Control code
1578862
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780393245448
Lccn
2016008754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393245448
  • (OCoLC)921868897
Label
Grunt : the curious science of humans at war, Mary Roach
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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 might 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
Control code
1578862
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780393245448
Lccn
2016008754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393245448
  • (OCoLC)921868897

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