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War Stars: The Superweapon and the American Imagination

ISBN 10: 1558496513 / 1-55849-651-3
ISBN 13: 9781558496514
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Pr
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Softcover
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An updated study looks at the history of and ongoing quest for the American idea of a superweapon that can end war and make American ideals victorious, reassessing two centuries of American culture and military history to reveal such innovations as Robert Fulton's eighteenth-century submarine, the atomic bomb, Star Wars, and other weapons of mass destruction. Original.

 

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Book Description: University of Massachusetts Press, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised edition. 231 x 152 mm. Brand New Book. In this new and expanded edition of an already classic work, H. Bruce Franklin brings the epic story of the superweapon and the American imagination into the ominous twenty-first century, demonstrating its continuing importance both to comprehending our current predicament and to finding ways to escape from it.Sweeping through two centuries of American culture and military history, Franklin traces the evolution of superweapons from Robert Fulton s eighteenth-century submarine through the strategic bomber, atomic bomb, and Star Wars to a twenty-first century dominated by weapons of mass destruction, real and imagined. Interweaving culture, science, technology, and history, he shows how and why the American pursuit of the ultimate defensive weapon - guaranteed to end all war and bring universal triumph to American ideals - has led our nation and the world into an epoch of terror and endless war. Bookseller Inventory # AAN9781558496514

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Book Description: University of Massachusetts Press, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised edition. 231 x 152 mm. Brand New Book. In this new and expanded edition of an already classic work, H. Bruce Franklin brings the epic story of the superweapon and the American imagination into the ominous twenty-first century, demonstrating its continuing importance both to comprehending our current predicament and to finding ways to escape from it.Sweeping through two centuries of American culture and military history, Franklin traces the evolution of superweapons from Robert Fulton s eighteenth-century submarine through the strategic bomber, atomic bomb, and Star Wars to a twenty-first century dominated by weapons of mass destruction, real and imagined. Interweaving culture, science, technology, and history, he shows how and why the American pursuit of the ultimate defensive weapon - guaranteed to end all war and bring universal triumph to American ideals - has led our nation and the world into an epoch of terror and endless war. Bookseller Inventory # AAN9781558496514

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