xix, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Archimedes (Dordrecht, Netherlands) ; v. 16.
Formatted Contents Note
Technological mobilization and munitions production : comparative perspectives on Germany and Austria / Jeffrey Allan Johnson Mobilization and industrial policy : chemicals and pharmaceuticals in the French war effort / Sophie Chauveau First World War explosives manufacture : the British experience / Wayne D. Cocroft Transforming a village into an industrial town : the Royal Prussian powder plant in Kirchmöser (Brandenburg) / Sebastian Kinder Wartime chemistry in Italy : industry, the military, and the professors / Giuliano Pancaldi Munitions, the military, and chemistry in Russia / Nathan M. Brooks Technical expertise and U.S. mobilization, 1917-18 : high explosives and war gases / Kathryn Steen Operating on several fronts : the trans-national activities of Royal Dutch/Shell, 1914-1918 / Ernst Homburg Kuhlmann at war, 1914-1924 / Erik Langlinay Organizing for total war : DuPont and smokeless powder in World War I / John Kenly Smith, Jr. Science and the military : the Kaiser Wilhelm Foundation for Military-Technical Science / Manfred Rasch Managing chemical expertise : the laboratories of the French artillery and the Service des Poudres / Patrice Bret The war the victors lost : the dilemmas of chemical disarmament, 1919-1926 / Jeffrey Allan Johnson and Roy MacLeod.
Papers presented at a workshop at the Institute of Advanced Studies of the University of Bologna in June 2002.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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