The Kaiser's Army
The Politics of Military Technology in Germany During the Machine Age, 1870-1918
By (author) Eric Dorn Brose
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Kaiser's Army by Eric Dorn Brose
Book DescriptionThis volume covers a fascinating period in the history of the German army, a time in which machine guns, airplanes, and weapons of mass destruction were first developed and used. Eric Brose traces the industrial development of machinery and its application to infantry, cavalry, and artillery tactics. He examines the modernity versus anti-modernity debate that raged after the Franco-Prussian war, arguing that the residue of years of resistance to technological change seriously undermined the German army during World War I.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195179453
(220mm x 142mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 28-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Weaves a fabric from three histories, the history of technology, the history of science, and the history of economic development leading to the Industrial Revolution. This work provides an overview of the interrelationships among science, technology, and society in the early modern and modern periods, and the impact of each upon the other.
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Author Biography - Eric Dorn Brose
Eric Dorn Brose is Professor of History and Head of the Department of History and Politics at Drexel University.
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