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11. Interlude: the story so far

11. Interlude: the story so far  

Barry Cunliffe

in The Celts: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775901
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804181.003.0011
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9780192804181
‘Interlude: the story so far’ reviews the case for a distinctively Celtic entity. Although a strong thread of cultural persistence runs through west European prehistory, reducing it all to ... More
3. A little prehistory: the Atlantic longue durée

3. A little prehistory: the Atlantic longue durée  

Barry Cunliffe

in The Celts: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775901
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804181.003.0003
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9780192804181
‘A little prehistory‘ comments that the Classical writers regarded the Celts as among the westernmost peoples of Europe. Atlantic Europe is a cohesive region, the ocean and great rivers ... More
5. Peoples on the move

5. Peoples on the move  

Barry Cunliffe

in The Celts: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775901
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804181.003.0005
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9780192804181
‘Peoples on the move’ points out that the movement of Celts from north of the Alps into the Mediterranean lands after about 400 BC is amply documented by Greek and Roman historians writing ... More
8. Sharing values

8. Sharing values  

Barry Cunliffe

in The Celts: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775901
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804181.003.0008
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9780192804181
‘Sharing values’ asks whether there is such a thing as ‘Celtic culture’. In the fifth century, the emergence of La Tène ‘culture’ with its focus in the Marne–Moselle region, and the ... 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
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190605384.001.0001
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book
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9780190605384
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
Conclusion

Conclusion  

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/9780190605384.003.0005
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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
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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9780190605384
‘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
4. A little more prehistory: the elites of middle Europe

4. A little more prehistory: the elites of middle Europe  

Barry Cunliffe

in The Celts: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775901
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804181.003.0004
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9780192804181
‘A little more prehistory’ considers the background of eastern France and southern Germany — another area of Europe that can claim to be the homeland of the Celts. Here the great rivers of ... More
6. Working with law enforcement

6. Working with law enforcement  

David Canter

in Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191777332
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10.1093/actrade/9780199550203.003.0006
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9780199550203
‘Working with law enforcement’ shows that forensic psychologists contribute to all stages of the investigative process. They help to set up effective systems for collecting and making sense ... More
3. Naval, air, space, and modern warfare

3. Naval, air, space, and modern 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/9780190605384.003.0003
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9780190605384
‘Naval, air, space, and modern warfare’ looks into each realm in turn. Naval warfare has been conducted on three classes of ship—galleys, sail, and steam—each with its own characteristic ... More
The Celts: A Very Short Introduction

The Celts: A Very Short Introduction  

Barry Cunliffe

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775901
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804181.001.0001
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9780192804181
The Celts: A Very Short Introduction seeks to reveal the true nature of the Celts. Were they savage and bloodthirsty, or civilized and peaceable? The Celts have long been a ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Geoffrey Hosking

in Russian History: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777769
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10.1093/actrade/9780199580989.003.0009
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9780199580989
‘The Conclusion’ reviews the successes and weaknesses of Russia through its various incarnations from the Muscovite state to the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, and the post-Soviet era. ... More
2. Crusaders and conspirators

2. Crusaders and conspirators  

Charles Townshend

in Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

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May 2018
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May 2018
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9780191846724
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10.1093/actrade/9780198809098.003.0002
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9780198809098
Who becomes a terrorist? It depends on the circumstances. Terrorist organizations differ markedly in how they recruit their members. The revolutionary kind requires fanatics, ideologues, ... More
Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction

Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)  

Joseph M. Siracusa

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191892578
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10.1093/actrade/9780198860532.001.0001
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9780198860532
Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction covers the scientific, historical, and political development of nuclear weapons, and how they transformed the very nature of war and ... More
4. Race for the H-bomb

4. Race for the H-bomb  

Joseph M. Siracusa

in Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

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Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191892578
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10.1093/actrade/9780198860532.003.0004
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9780198860532
America’s monopoly on atomic weapons was shorter than expected. ‘Race for the H-bomb’ details the development of the hydrogen bomb and the political developments surrounding it. The Soviet ... More
5. Nuclear deterrence and arms control

5. Nuclear deterrence and arms control  

Joseph M. Siracusa

in Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

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Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191892578
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10.1093/actrade/9780198860532.003.0005
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9780198860532
Did the nuclear revolution contribute to an era of peace? ‘Nuclear deterrence and arms control’ looks at the post-World War II stalemate and Cold War détente. The concept of deterrence did ... More
1. What are nuclear weapons?

1. What are nuclear weapons?  

Joseph M. Siracusa

in Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

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Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191892578
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10.1093/actrade/9780198860532.003.0001
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9780198860532
How did nuclear weapons differ from what came before? ‘What are nuclear weapons?’ explains the science behind their creation by looking at the characteristics of the atom and the harnessing ... More
4. The limits of power

4. The limits of power  

Joseph T. Glatthaar

in American Military History: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2020
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Oct 2020
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9780197552605
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10.1093/actrade/9780199859252.003.0004
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9780199859252
At the end of World War II, America was in a uniquely strong position which it was not always able to leverage. “The limits of power” details the deterioration of America’s relationship ... More
Conclusion: The armed forces and perennial problems

Conclusion: The armed forces and perennial problems  

Joseph T. Glatthaar

in American Military History: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2020
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Oct 2020
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9780197552605
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10.1093/actrade/9780199859252.003.0005
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9780199859252
Since the 1970s, the United States has struggled to accept that its economic and military powers are finite. The Conclusion looks at ways the American military might make progress while ... More

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