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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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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(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.
Contents: Offense, defense, and the prospects for peace --
The offense-defense balance --
Railroad revolution --
Small arms and artillery revolution --
Armored revolution --
Nuclear revolution --
Technology and the primacy of politics.
Series Title: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Responsibility: Keir A. Lieber.

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"Keir A. Lieber's War and the Engineers challenges one of modern strategic studies' most important body of ideas-offense-defense theory-at its intellectual core: does technology really have the Read more...

 
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