The Diffusion of Military Technology and Ideas
Edited by Emily O. Goldman and Leslie C. Eliason

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

 

Preface

Forward by Andrew W. Marshall, Director of Net Assessment, Office of the Secretary of Defence

 

1.      Introduction: Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives on Innovation and Diffusion, by Leslie C. Eliason and Emily O. Goldman

 

Part I. Culture and Diffusion

 

2.      Heart of the Sepoy:  The Adoption and Adaptation of European Military Practice in South Asia, 1740-1805, by John A. Lynn

 

3.      Armies of Snow and Armies of Sand:  The Impact of Soviet Military Doctrine on Arab Militaries, by Michael J. Eisenstadt and Kenneth M. Pollack

 

4.      Cooperative Diffusion through Cultural Similarity:  The Postwar Anglo-Saxon Experience, by Thomas-Durell Young

 

Part II. Managing and Controlling Diffusion

 

5.      Reflections on Mirror Images:  Politics and Technology in the Arsenals of the Warsaw Pact, by Christopher Jones

 

6.      The Diffusion of Nuclear Weapons, by William C. Potter

 

7.      Revolution and Counter-Revolution:  The Role of the Periphery in Technological and Conceptual Innovation, by Timothy D. Hoyt

 

Part III. Diffusion and Military Transformation

 

8.      Military Diffusion in Nineteenth-Century Europe:  The Napoleonic and Prussian Military Systems, by Geoffrey L. Herrera and Thomas G. Mahnken

 

9.      Beyond Blitzkrieg:  Allied Responses to Combined-Arms Armored Warfare during World War II, by Thomas G. Mahnken

 

10.  Receptivity to Revolution:  Carrier Air Power in Peace and War, by Emily O. Goldman

 

Part IV. Diffusion in the Information Age

 

11.  Creating the Enemy:  Global Diffusion of the Information Technology-Based Military Model, by Chris C. Demchak

 

12.  Patterns of Commercial Diffusion, by John Arquilla

 

13.  Conclusion:  The Diffusion of Military Technology and Ideas—Theory and Practice, by Emily O. Goldman and Andrew L. Ross

 

Index