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The Resource War made new : technology, warfare, and the course of history, 1500 to today, Max Boot

War made new : technology, warfare, and the course of history, 1500 to today, Max Boot

Label
War made new : technology, warfare, and the course of history, 1500 to today
Title
War made new
Title remainder
technology, warfare, and the course of history, 1500 to today
Statement of responsibility
Max Boot
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An analysis of the pivotal role of technology in modern warfare focuses on four historical periods that shaped the rise and fall of empires, in a narrative account that covers such topics as gunpowder, the Industrial Revolution, and stealth aircraft
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boot, Max
Dewey number
355.0209/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D214
LC item number
.B67 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military art and science
  • Military history, Modern
Label
War made new : technology, warfare, and the course of history, 1500 to today, Max Boot
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0614/2006015518.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Council on Foreign Relations book"--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [481]-516) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sail and shot : the Spanish Armada, July 31-August 9, 1588 -- Missile and muscle : Breitenfeld and Lützen, September 17, 1631-November 16, 1632 -- Flintlocks and forbearance : Assaye, September 23, 1803 -- Rifles and railroads : Königgrätz, July 3, 1866 -- Maxim guns and dum dums : Omdurman, September 2, 1898 -- Steel and steam : Tsushima, May 27-28, 1905 -- Tanks and terror : France, May 10-June 22, 1940 -- Flattops and torpedoes : Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 -- Superfortresses and firebombs : Tokyo, March 9-10, 1945 -- Professionalism and precision : Kuwait and Iraq, January 17-February 28, 1991 -- Special forces and horses : Afghanistan, October 7-December 6, 2001 -- Humvees and I.E.D.s : Iraq, March 20, 2003-May 1, 2005
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
624 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781592402229
Lccn
2006015518
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BK0006795824
  • 469549
Label
War made new : technology, warfare, and the course of history, 1500 to today, Max Boot
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0614/2006015518.html
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Council on Foreign Relations book"--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [481]-516) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sail and shot : the Spanish Armada, July 31-August 9, 1588 -- Missile and muscle : Breitenfeld and Lützen, September 17, 1631-November 16, 1632 -- Flintlocks and forbearance : Assaye, September 23, 1803 -- Rifles and railroads : Königgrätz, July 3, 1866 -- Maxim guns and dum dums : Omdurman, September 2, 1898 -- Steel and steam : Tsushima, May 27-28, 1905 -- Tanks and terror : France, May 10-June 22, 1940 -- Flattops and torpedoes : Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 -- Superfortresses and firebombs : Tokyo, March 9-10, 1945 -- Professionalism and precision : Kuwait and Iraq, January 17-February 28, 1991 -- Special forces and horses : Afghanistan, October 7-December 6, 2001 -- Humvees and I.E.D.s : Iraq, March 20, 2003-May 1, 2005
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
624 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781592402229
Lccn
2006015518
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BK0006795824
  • 469549

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