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War and technology : a very short introduction / Alex Roland.

By: Roland, Alex, 1944- [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Very short introductions ; 491.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2016Description: xvi, 135 pages : illustrations ; 18 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780190605384 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Military art and science -- History | War -- History
Contents:
Land warfare -- Naval, air, space, and modern warfare -- Technological change -- Conclusion -- Glossary.
Subject: "Warfare and technology predate human history. The dynamic relationship between them is timeless, echoing through human history in patterns that link the bow and arrow with the IED (improvised explosive device), the walls of Jericho with reconnaissance satellites. This book traces those patterns, from the Schöningen spears to cyberwarfare."--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-126) and index.

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