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Uniform Title Son comme arme. English
Title Extremely loud [electronic resource] : sound as a weapon / Juliette Volcler ; translated from the French by Carol Volk.
Publication Info. New York : New Press, c2013.

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Description 1 online resource.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Translated from the French.
"Originally published in France as Le son comme arme by Editions La Decouverte, Paris, 2011."
Contents Introduction: "we don't yet know what a sonic body can do" -- "Ears don't have lids": technical aspects of hearing -- The death ray: infrasounds and low frequencies -- "Hit by a wall of air": explosions -- "Totally cut off from the known": silence and saturation -- "Hell's bells": medium-frequency ultrasounds -- "No matter what your purpose is, you must leave": the sound of power -- Conclusion: "a passionate sound gesture."
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 29, 2013).
Subject Nonlethal weapons.
Noise -- Physiological effect -- Research.
Sound -- Physiological effect -- Research.
Military weapons -- Research -- History.
Psychological torture.
Sound -- Psychological aspects.
Added Author Volk, Carol.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Volcler, Juliette Extremely Loud : Sound as a Weapon New York : New Press, The, c2013 9781595588739
ISBN 9781595588883 (electronic bk.)
1595588884 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # EBC1001048
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