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WAR MADE NEW: TECHNOLOGY, WARFARE, AND THE COURSE OF MODERN HISTORY Prologue: The Blitzkrieg of 1494 Introduction: Revolutions in Military Affairs Part I: The Gunpowder Revolution The Rise of the Gunpowder Age 1) Sail and Shot: The Spanish Armada, July 31-August 9, 1588 2) Missile and Muscle: Breitenfeld and Lützen, September 17, 1631-November 16, 1632 3) Flintlocks and Forbearance: Assaye, September 23, 1803 The Consequences of the Gunpowder Revolution Part II: The Industrial Revolution The Rise of the Industrial Age 4) Rifles and Railroads: Königgrätz, July 3, 1866 5) Maxim Guns and Dum Dums: Omdurman, September 2, 1898 6) Steel and Steam: Tsushima, May 27-28, 1905 The Consequences of the Industrial Revolution Part III: The Second Industrial Revolution The Rise of the Second Industrial Age 7) Tanks and Terror: France, May 10-June 22, 1940 8) Flattops and Torpedoes: Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 9) Superfortresses and Firebombs: Tokyo, March 9-10, 1945 The Consequences of the Second Industrial Revolution Part IV: The Information Revolution The Rise of the Information Age 10) Professionalism and Precision: Kuwait and Iraq, January 17-February 28, 1991 11) Special Forces and Horses: Afghanistan, October 7-December 6, 2001 12) Humvees and I.E.D.¿s: Iraq, March 20, 2003-May 1, 2005 The Consequences of the Information Revolution Part V: Revolutions Past, Present, Future 13): Revolutions to Come Epilogue: Five Hundred Years and Counting: What the Past Teaches About the Future
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Military history, Modern.
Military art and science -- Technological innovations.