Warfare State: Britain, 1920-1970

Warfare State: Britain, 1920-1970

by David Edgerton
     
 

An alternative account of the development of one of the greatest states of the twentieth century.See more details below

Overview

An alternative account of the development of one of the greatest states of the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521856362
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/08/2005
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

1. The military-industrial complex in the interwar years; 2. The warfare state and the nationalisation of Britain, 1939–55; 3. The expert state: the military-scientific complex in the interwar years; 4. The new men and the new state, 1939–70; 5. Anti-historians and technocrats: revisiting the post-war technocratic moment; 6. The warfare state and the 'white heat', 1955–70; 7. The disappearance of the British warfare state; 8. Rethinking the relations of science, technology, industry and war in the twentieth century.

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