Science, Technology, And Warfare

Science, Technology, And Warfare

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898752113
Publisher: University Press of the Pacific
Publication date: 01/01/2001
Series: Military History Symposium Series of the Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 0.55(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Introductionix
Session 1Science, Technology, and Warfare, 1400-17001
"Science, Technology, and Warfare, 1400-1700"3
Commentary25
Commentary33
Discussion44
Session 2The Impact of Science/Technology on Military Institutions, 1700-185049
"Military Education in 18th Century France; Technical and Non-Technical Determinants"51
Commentary60
Commentary69
Commentary75
Discussion81
Session 3The Impact of Science/Technology on 20th Century Warfare85
Introductory Remarks87
"The Evolution of Operations Research and Its Impact on the Military Establishment; the Air Force Experience"89
Commentary110
"Science-Technology and Warfare; Action, Reaction, and Interaction in the Post-World War II Era"123
Commentary171
Panel Discussion175
The 11th Harmon Memorial Lecture in Military History187
"The War of Ideas; the United States Navy, 1870-1890"189
The Participants201
Index211

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