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Author Boot, Max, 1968-

Title War made new : technology, warfare, and the course of history, 1500 to today / Max Boot.

Publication Info. New York : Gotham Books, [2006]
©2006
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Description 624 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Note "A Council on Foreign Relations book"--Jacket.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [481]-605) and index.
Contents Sail and shot : the Spanish Armada, July 31-September 21, 1588 -- Missile and muscle : Breitenfeld and Lutzen, September 17, 1631-November 16, 1632 -- Flintlocks and forbearance : Assaye, September 23, 1803 -- Rifles and railroads : Koniggratz, July 3, 1866 -- Maxim guns and dum dums : Omdurman, September 2, 1898 -- Steel and steam : Tsushima, May 27-28, 1905 -- Tanks and terror : France, May 10-June 22, 1940 -- Flattops and torpedoes : Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 -- Superfortresses and firebombs : Tokyo, March 9-10, 1945 -- Precision and professionalism : Kuwait and Iraq, January 17-February 28, 1991 -- Special forces and horses : Afghanistan, October 7-December 6, 2001 -- Humvees and IEDs : Iraq, March 20, 2003-May 1, 2005 -- Revolutions to come -- Sail and shot : the Spanish Armada, July 31-August 9, 1588 -- Missile and muscle : Breitenfeld and Lutzen, September 17, 1631-November 16, 1632 -- Flintlocks and forbearance : Assaye, September 23, 1803 -- Rifles and railroads : Koniggratz, July 3, 1866 -- Maxim guns and dum dums : Omdurman, September 2, 1898 -- Steel and steam : Tsushima, May 27-28, 1905 -- Tanks and terror : France, May 10-June 22, 1940 -- Flattops and torpedoes : Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 -- Superfortresses and firebombs : Tokyo, March 9-10, 1945 -- Professionalism and precision : Kuwait and Iraq, January 17-February 28, 1991 -- Special forces and horses : Afghanistan, October 7-December 6, 2001 -- Humvees and I.E.D.s : Iraq, March 20, 2003-May 1, 2005.
Sail and shot : the Spanish Armada, July 31-August 9, 1588 -- Missile and muscle : Breitenfeld and Lutzen, September 17, 1631-November 16, 1632 -- Flintlocks and forbearance : Assaye, September 23, 1803 -- Rifles and railroads : Koniggratz, July 3, 1866 -- Maxim guns and dum dums : Omdurman, September 2, 1898 -- Steel and steam : Tsushima, May 27-28, 1905 -- Tanks and terror : France, May 10-June 22, 1940 -- Flattops and torpedoes : Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 -- Superfortresses and firebombs : Tokyo, March 9-10, 1945 -- Professionalism and precision : Kuwait and Iraq, January 17-February 28, 1991 -- Special forces and horses : Afghanistan, October 7-December 6, 2001 -- Humvees and I.E.D.s : Iraq, March 20, 2003-May 1, 2005.
Subject Military history, Modern.
Military art and science -- Technological innovations.
Added Title Technology, warfare, and the course of history, 1500 to today
ISBN 1592402224
9781592402229
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