War and human progress : an essay on the rise of industrial civilization.

Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1950.

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Subjects Civilisation moderne.
Guerre et civilisation.
Questions intellectuelles. Guerre essais. ApreĢ€s 1945.
Technischer Fortschritt.
War and civilization.
Description ix, 464 pages 25 cm
Copyright Date 1950.
Notes Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages [417]-449).
Also issued online.
Contents Part One: The new warfare and the genesis of industrialism, circa 1494 to circa 1640 -- A tripartite division of European history -- Invention and firearms -- The birth of modern science -- Progress of capitalist industry -- Progress of capitalist commerce and finance -- Restraints on war -- The surrender at Breda and its background -- Part Two: Limited warfare and humane civilization, circa 1640 to circa 1740 -- Toward European economic community -- Less blood and more money -- War and scientific progress -- Scientific progress and war -- War and economic progress -- Economic progress and war -- Restraints of European culture and violence -- Part Three: Industrialism and total war, circa 1740 to circa 1950 -- The Industrial Revolution reconsidered -- The Enlightenment and the progress of war -- Nineteenth-century ramparts against war -- The material road to total war -- Intellectual road to total war -- Conclusion.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)795139
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Nef, John U. 1899-1988.
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