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The Asian Military Revolution: From Gunpowder to the Bomb

The Asian Military Revolution

From Gunpowder to the Bomb

Cambridge University Press (2008)

This book explores the impact of the Chinese invention of gunpowder on the surrounding Asian region.

Future Weapons
Penguin Publishing Group (2007)

On the battlefield, a soldier's best friends are his gun and his gear—because his life depends on...

The U.S. Army/Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual
University of Chicago Press (2008)

When the U.S. military invaded Iraq, it  lacked a common understanding of the problems inherent...

Field Artillery And Fire Power
Taylor and Francis (1989)

This definitive overview of the development and use of artillery makes the complex artillery systems...

The Gun
Simon & Schuster (2010)

In a tour de force, prize-winning New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers traces the invention of the...

Small Arms and Security: New Emerging International Norms

Small Arms and Security

New Emerging International Norms

Taylor and Francis (2006)

This book examines the emergence of new international norms to govern the spread of small arms, and...

Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It

Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel

The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It

Penguin Publishing Group (2008)

A provocative look at the life and times of the man who created the original weapon of mass...

Saltpeter: The Mother of Gunpowder


The Mother of Gunpowder

OUP Oxford (2013)

The story of the science, the technology, the politics and the military applications of saltpeter -...

The Book of the Machine Gun 1917
Andrews UK (2012)

This book is a very important text for any student of the development of the machine gun, and...

Official History of the Ministry of Munitions Volume V: Wages and Welfare

Volume V of XII.The foundation of the Munitions Ministry was a revolutionary step, coinciding with...