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2. Land warfare

2. Land warfare  

Alex Roland

in War and Technology: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780190605414
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10.1093/actrade/9780190605384.003.0002
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Land warfare, the oldest and most complex form, has the longest history. ‘Land warfare’ subdivides this physical realm into traditional periodization and further delineates it by two ... More
4. Technological change

4. Technological change  

Alex Roland

in War and Technology: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780190605414
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10.1093/actrade/9780190605384.003.0004
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‘Technological change’ presents three perspectives on the nature of change in military technology: research and development, dual-use technologies, and military revolutions. World War II ... More
6. The institutional RevolutionThe Sonoran dynasty (1920–1934)

6. The institutional Revolution: The Sonoran dynasty (1920–1934)  

Alan Knight

in The Mexican Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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Jan 2016
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9780191807664
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10.1093/actrade/9780198745631.003.0006
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‘The institutional Revolution: The Sonoran dynasty’ concentrates on the evolution of the Revolution—the Revolution in power—during the 1920s under the leadership of Obregón and then his ... More
5. The users of slang

5. The users of slang  

Jonathon Green

in Slang: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2016
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Feb 2016
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9780191796418
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10.1093/actrade/9780198729532.003.0005
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9780198729532
Who uses slang? ‘The users of slang’ suggests two groups: the ‘primary’ users who coin and develop the vocabulary and for whom it works as the basis of their everyday speech, and the ... More
3. The Madero revolt and regime (1910–1913)

3. The Madero revolt and regime (1910–1913)  

Alan Knight

in The Mexican Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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9780191807664
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10.1093/actrade/9780198745631.003.0003
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Francisco Madero, scion of one of northern Mexico’s richest families, had led the unsuccessful opposition of early 1910 in the liberal-democratic tradition. ‘The Madero revolt and regime’ ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Alex Roland

in War and Technology: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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10.1093/actrade/9780190605384.003.0005
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Technological change continues at an increasing pace, especially for military technology, with its widespread, institutionalized research and development. Near-future technologies include ... More
War and Technology: A Very Short Introduction

War and Technology: A Very Short Introduction  

Alex Roland

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780190605414
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10.1093/actrade/9780190605384.001.0001
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Warfare and its technologies predate human history. Their dynamic relationship drives the transformation of war and countless realms of technological innovation. Yet even now the newest, ... More
4. Crystal balls, flying cars, and robots

4. Crystal balls, flying cars, and robots  

Jennifer M. Gidley

in The Future: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
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9780191799549
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10.1093/actrade/9780198735281.003.0005
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In spite of the substantial body of futures literature with its conceptual and methodological innovation and engagement with real world issues, misconceptions abound in academic, ... More
3. The evolving scholarship of futures studies

3. The evolving scholarship of futures studies  

Jennifer M. Gidley

in The Future: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2017
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9780191799549
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10.1093/actrade/9780198735281.003.0004
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Many futurists over the years came to the realization that attempting to predict the future, based on scientific positivism, was not the most productive way to approach futures studies in ... More
2. The future multiplied

2. The future multiplied  

Jennifer M. Gidley

in The Future: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2017
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9780191799549
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10.1093/actrade/9780198735281.003.0003
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What if there is not one future that can be colonized and controlled, but many possible futures that can be imagined, designed, and created collaboratively? In everyday language we speak of ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Christopher Tyerman

in The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776182
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806550.003.0001
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The word ‘crusade’, a non-medieval Franco-Spanish hybrid, was popularized in English after the 18th century. It entered the Anglo-American language as a synonym for a good cause vigorously ... More
5. Command influence, lawful and unlawful

5. Command influence, lawful and unlawful  

Eugene R. Fidell

in Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780190625191
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10.1093/actrade/9780199303496.003.0006
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The military is a hierarchical and pervasively regulated society in which individuals can exert tremendous influence over subordinates. Military codes in the United States and elsewhere ... More
Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction

Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction  

Eugene R. Fidell

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780190625191
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10.1093/actrade/9780199303496.001.0001
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Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction presents an accessible and honest assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of military justice in both common law countries and those with ... More
4. Counter-revolution and Constitutionalism (1913–1914)

4. Counter-revolution and Constitutionalism (1913–1914)  

Alan Knight

in The Mexican Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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The coup of February 1913, involving the overthrow and killing of Madero, had decisive effects. ‘Counter-revolution and Constitutionalism’ outlines how Huerta, the interim president, relied ... More
The Mexican RevolutionA Very Short Introduction

The Mexican Revolution: A Very Short Introduction  

Alan Knight

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Jan 2016
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10.1093/actrade/9780198745631.001.0001
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The Mexican Revolution defined the socio-political experience of 20th-century life in Mexico. Its subsequent legacy has provoked debate between those who interpret the ongoing myth of the ... More
What is military strategy?

What is military strategy?  

Antulio J. Echevarria II

in Military Strategy: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2017
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Feb 2017
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10.1093/actrade/9780199340132.003.0001
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Military strategy is the practice of reducing an adversary’s physical capacity and willingness to fight, and continuing to do so until one’s aim is achieved. It takes place in wartime and ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Vanessa Schwartz

in Modern France: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780199365722
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10.1093/actrade/9780195389418.003.0001
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The ‘Introduction’ emphasizes the importance of the French Revolution. Even 200 years on, the French Revolution's significance on both the national and international stage is understood. ... More
8. Military lawyering

8. Military lawyering  

Eugene R. Fidell

in Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780190625191
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10.1093/actrade/9780199303496.003.0009
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‘Military lawyering’ shows that increasingly, national military justice systems look much like civilian criminal trials with military or civilian lawyers acting as judges and other lawyers ... More
10. What about Guantánamo?

10. What about Guantánamo?  

Eugene R. Fidell

in Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780190625191
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10.1093/actrade/9780199303496.003.0011
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‘What about Guantánamo?’ considers military commissions, which are a category of military tribunal. They are not courts-martial because they are not used to prosecute offenses committed by ... More
1. Japan's encounter with the modern world

1. Japan's encounter with the modern world  

Christopher Goto-Jones

in Modern Japan: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2009
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Sep 2013
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9780191777127
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10.1093/actrade/9780199235698.003.0002
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9780199235698
‘Japan's encounter with the modern world’ tackles Japan's simultaneous encounter with the Western world, and with modern ideas and social forces. The arrival of Commodore Perry meant the ... More

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