Technology and War by Martin Van Creveld
From 2000 B.C. to the Present

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In this impressive work, van Creveld considers man's use of technology over the past 4,000 years and its impact on military organization, weaponary, logistics, intelligence, communications, transportation, and command. This revised paperback edition has been updated to include an account of the range of technology in the recent Gulf War.

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Martin van Creveld was born in the Netherlands in 1946 and has lived in Israel from 1950. Having studied in Jerusalem and London, since 1971 he has been on the faculty of the History Department, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. A specialist in military history and strategy, he is the author of 17 books, and has appeared regularly on CBS, CNN and the BBC.
Published May 11, 2010 by Touchstone. 352 pages
Genres: History, War, Computers & Technology, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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From military historian van Creveld (History/Hebrew Univ., Jerusalem), an evenhanded defense of the proposition that ""war is permeated by technology and governed by it."" Drawing on a wealth of secondary sources, the author (who broadly defines technology as ""an abstract system of knowledge, an...

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