Arsenic in Human History and Modern Societies

Kevin R. Henke, David A. Atwood

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5 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationArsenic
Subtitle of host publicationEnvironmental Chemistry, Health Threats and Waste Treatment
Number of pages26
StatePublished - Mar 3 2009


  • Ancient Chinese - added arsenic sulfides to 'smoke bombs'
  • Arsenate-based preservatives - to protect wood from microorganisms
  • Arsenic chemistry in coal combustion byproducts
  • Arsenic in Human History and Modern Societies
  • Arsenic in crime
  • Arsenic in prospecting, mining, and markets
  • Toxic nature of arsenic and beneficial effects in curing diseases

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science (all)


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