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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 40 related to Non-lethal Weapons as Legitimizing Forces?: Technology, Politics, and the ....   

Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology Through History

Alfred W. Crosby - History - 2002 - 206 pages
Historian Alfred W. Crosby looks at hard, accurate throwing and the manipulation of fire as unique human capabilities. Humans began throwing rocks in prehistory and then ...
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Machine Gun: The Story of the Men and the Weapon That Changed the Face of War

Anthony Smith - History - 2003 - 308 pages
A military and social history of the machine gun shares the stories of its inventors and innovators, its integration into the military forces of the world, and its impact on ...
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Undue Risk: Secret State Experiments on Humans

Jonathan D. Moreno - History - 2001 - 371 pages
From the courtrooms of Nuremberg to the battlefields of the Gulf War, Undue Risk exposes a variety of government policies and specific cases, includingplutonium injections to ...
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Weapons Under Fire

Lauren H. Holland - History - 1997 - 267 pages
First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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The Sword Through the Centuries

Alfred Hutton - History - 1901 - 367 pages
This book on the development of the sword from its earliest forms begins with the Age of Chivalry, during which a knight's main weapons were the lance, axe, and sword - with a ...
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Schools and Masters of Fencing: From the Middle Ages to the Eighteenth Century

Egerton Castle - History - 2003 - 336 pages
The standard reference on historical swordsmanship since its 1885 publication. The author traces fencing from its roots in the unschooled brawling of the Middle Ages to its ...
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Gunpowder: Alchemy, Bombards, and Pyrotechnics : the History of the ...

Jack Kelly - History - 2004 - 261 pages
Traces the history of the explosive mixture created by Chinese alchemists in the tenth century, a critical invention that has fueled innovations and shaped the technology of ...
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The Social History of the Machine Gun

John Ellis - History - 1986 - 192 pages
Frembringelsen af maskingeværet i anden halvdel af 1800 tallet fik en voldsom indflydelse på krigsførelsen. I værket beskrives hvordan maskingeværet har påvirket opfattelsen ...
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