War Made New

War Made New

Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History, 1500 to Today

Book - 2006
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In War Made New , acclaimed author Max Boot explores how innovations in warfare mark crucial turning points in modern history, influencing events well beyond the realm of combat. Combining gripping narrative history with wide-ranging analysis, Boot focuses on four "revolutions" in military affairs and describes key battles from each period to explain how inventions ranging from gunpowder to GPS-guided air-strikes have remade the field of battle - and shaped the rise and fall of empires.
Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, c2006.
ISBN: 9781592402229
Branch Call Number: 355.020903
Characteristics: 624 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.


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