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Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Kathleen Deagan and Jose Maria Cruxent

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book presents detailed technical documentation of the authors' ten-year archaeological excavation of La Isabela, America's first colony. The artifacts and material remains of the town offer rich ... More


Churchill and Science

R. V. Jones

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Winston Churchill's attitude towards science and technology may be vividly traced through his words and actions at those stages of his life where they claimed his attention. On surveying his record ... More


Defending the Protestant state The militia and invasion threats

Younger Neil

in War and politics in the Elizabethan counties: Politics, Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083006
eISBN:
9781781704783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083006.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter addresses one of the lord lieutenancies’ most important roles, the organisation and running of the county militias intended to defend against invasion attempts. The chapter firstly looks ... More


Fleet Mobility Tactical Development, 1945–1953

Peter V. Nash

in The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval Policy, 1900–1953

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033679
eISBN:
9780813038711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033679.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the tactical aspects of logistic support as both the Royal Navy and the U.S. Navy realigned their command structures and operating fleets to meet existing obligations and ... More


Horizons of Technology

Peter K. Manning

in Policing Contingencies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226503516
eISBN:
9780226503523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226503523.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The nature of police information, gathered in a context, means that innovations in technology do not have results consistent with an engineering-based information-driven conception of the impact of ... More


Introduction

Paul Maddrell

in Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany 1945-1961

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267507
eISBN:
9780191708404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267507.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The main focus of this book is to discuss the acquisition of intelligence on current and future Soviet weaponry by Western — chiefly British — intelligence agencies in Germany during the period ... More


Introduction to the Yi Zhou shu: Its Transmission and Reception

Robin McNeal

in Conquer and Govern: Early Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831202
eISBN:
9780824869441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831202.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter demonstrates that military power and its purpose of legalizing civil rule were topics of particular interest to intellectuals and statesmen from the fourth through first centuries BCE. ... More


The Ironies of Disarmament

in Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758079
eISBN:
9780804768467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758079.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter elaborates the ironies of apocalypse management as they were apparent in the approach of President Dwight Eisenhower to disarmament. The fear of an apocalyptic surprise attack was one of ... More


Jacobite Weapons

Murra Pittock

in The Myth of the Jacobite Clans: The Jacobite Army in 1745

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627561
eISBN:
9780748653461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627561.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter demonstrates the nature and extent of some of the sources of Jacobite weaponry. It asks what weapons the army as a whole had at its disposal. It notes that arms captures and surrenders ... More


Modern Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

Dave Wallace and Shane R. Reeves

in U.S. Military Operations: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199328574
eISBN:
9780199363193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328574.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter highlights how and why weapons are specifically regulated by the law of armed conflict, and how the United States currently applies this law to ensure the legality of the weapons it ... More


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