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War and the engineers : the primacy of politics over technology

Author: Keir A Lieber
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2005.
Series: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do some technologies provoke war? Do others promote peace? Offense-defense theory contends that technological change is an important cause of conflict: leaders will be tempted to launch wars when  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(DLC) 2005016065
(OCoLC)60644661
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keir A Lieber
ISBN: 9781501724466 1501724460 0801443830 9780801443831
OCLC Number: 1052856193
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Responsibility: Keir A. Lieber.

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"Scholars and strategists steeped in the history of costly wars have leapt at ideas that offer technological fixes to prevent these tragedies. Hopes have been raised that with proper planning and Read more...

 
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