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    I've started reading this book in order to better understand the way modern technology and warfare interacts with each order and how it would have influenced the creative processes of futuristic weapons and battle systems

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    To read the signs our age also displays these symptoms Partly because of the nuclear threat partly because of the modern fascination with advanced technology per se and partly for deeply rooted socio ideological reasons weapons are being turned into toys and convention war into an elaborate but fundamentally po

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    I am giving this book three stars only because I felt as if the author was writing to highly educated reader You can tell this author has a PhD because he was constantly using words that I had no idea what they meant let alone heard of Plus his constant use of Latin and foreign uotes and phrasesTo the content of

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    It was alright I found some points interesting but overall it wasn't really my cup of teaThis book is for people

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    i'm reading this book for work and in addition to the fact that it has been extremely helpful in my research i al

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    1st half of the book was excellent 2nd half of the book not so much

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Technology and War From 2000 BC to the Present

Ilitary organization weaponary logistics intelligence communications transportation and command This revised paper. To read the signs our age also displays these symptoms Partly because of the nuclear threat partly because of the modern fascination with advanced technology per se and partly for deeply rooted socio ideological reasons weapons are being turned into toys and convention war into an elaborate but fundamentally pointless game While games can be nice while they last in our age too there is a real danger that they will be upset by barbarians who refusing to abide by the rules pick up the playing board and use it to smash the opponent s head Let him who has ears to listen listen The call Lucifer ante portas already reverberates and new forms of warfare are threatening to put an end to our delicate civilizationIn this seminal work Creveld examines the role of technology in the conduct of warfare from ancient times to the post WWII post nuclear era He emphasizes that while military technology itself has certainly played a major role civilian technology or uasi military technology Brenda has a dragon in her blood organization weaponary logistics intelligence communications transportation and command This revised paper. To read the signs Divan Of Rudaki our age also displays these symptoms Partly because Choice Stories for Children of the nuclear threat partly because Öbür Divan of the modern fascination with advanced technology per se and partly for deeply rooted socio ideological reasons weapons are being turned into toys and convention war into an elaborate but fundamentally pointless game While games can be nice while they last in Summary of Homo Deus our age too there is a real danger that they will be upset by barbarians who refusing to abide by the rules pick up the playing board and use it to smash the Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes opponent s head Let him who has ears to listen listen The call Lucifer ante portas already reverberates and new forms The Teams Milking Cow of warfare are threatening to put an end to Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) of technology in the conduct Zenith of warfare from ancient times to the post WWII post nuclear era He emphasizes that while military technology itself has certainly played a major role civilian technology A Pale Light in the Black or uasi military technology

Summary Technology and War From 2000 BC to the Present

In this impressive work van Creveld considers man's use of technology over the past 4000 years and its impact on m. I ve started reading this book in order to better understand the way modern technology and warfare interacts with each order and how it would have influenced the creative processes of futuristic weapons and battle systems in some of my favourite sci fi works such as Ender s Game and Starship TroopersBut while I was still in the gunpowder part I watched an anime called Drifters and could see represented in a TV show many of the concepts proposed by Creveld So I understood how broad was the theme that he had chosen and despite that how cohesive this book was

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Back edition has been updated to include an account of the range of technology in the recent Gulf War 12 photograp. I am giving this book three stars only because I felt as if the author was writing to highly educated reader You can tell this author has a PhD because he was constantly using words that I had no idea what they meant let alone heard of Plus his constant use of Latin and foreign uotes and phrasesTo the content of the book I thought it was a simple summary of almost four thousand years of technology in warfare It was well researched and put togetherIf you have a few days to kill and get past the confusing vernacular its a good read I only picked it up because I saw it laying around and the title looked interesting

  • Paperback
  • 352
  • Technology and War From 2000 BC to the Present
  • Martin van Creveld
  • English
  • 14 August 2018
  • 9780029331538

About the Author: Martin van Creveld

Martin Levi van Creveld born 5 March 1946 is an Israeli military historian and theoristVan Creveld was born in the Netherlands in the city of Rotterdam and has lived in Israel since shortly after his birth He holds degrees from the London School of Economics and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem where he has been on the faculty since 1971 He is the author of seventeen books on military his