Paperback. Reimagining War in the 21st Century: From Clausewitz to Network- Centric Warfare (Routledge. $ Kindle Edition. Books by Manabrata Guha. ‘Damage, unincorporated: war studies in the shadow of the information bomb’ [ Review] Manabrata Guha () Reimagining war in the 21st. Reimagining War in the 21st Century has 0 ratings and 0 reviews. This book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of war, and a.

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It necessarily occludes or minimises the other influences that have impacted military change, it papers over much of the cultural and historical particularities of national military organisations, and it does not really allow for the ebb and flow of different doctrines that cut across different periods.

Peter marked it as to-read Jan 09, High to Low Avg. Paul points to the limitations inherent to the periodisation I propose and I would accept that, for all the caveats and qualifications I have sought to make, the neatness of the technoscientific typology developed inevitably leaves it open to a range of criticisms.

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As the tragic phenomenon of a knowledge which has suddenly become cyberneticthis techno-science becomes, then, as mass techno-culture, the agent not, as in the past, of the acceleration of history, but of the dizzying whirl of the acceleration of manabrataa — and that to the detriment of all verisimilitude. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Machining Network-centric War manabbrata. Teck marked it as to-read Mar 13, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Only our giant brains can calculate all the possibilities.


John von Neumann, via The Scientific Way of Warfare Modern war has become too complex to be entrusted to the intuition of even our most trusted commander.

Refresh and try again. Routledge, ; The Scientific Way of Warfare: Yet it is interesting to find that both Guha and Antoine Bousquetwho are most mqnabrata with the radical newness of contemporary war, implicitly operate within a rather traditional understanding of its boundaries.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Clausewitz looms over all three works, which could be said to share an investment in the tension derived from him between war as a kind of mnabrata and war as a kind of instrument.

Reimagining War in the 21st Century : From Clausewitz to Network-Centric Warfare

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Tracing the historical and philosophical roots of modern war from the 17th Century through to the present day, this book reveals that far from paralyzing the project of re-problematisating war, the emergence of Mnabrata affords us an opportunity to rethink war in new and philosophically challenging ways.

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In light of the emerging theories and doctrines of Network-Centric War NCWthis book traces the philosophical backdrop against which the more common theorizations of gua and its conduct take place.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. All three also address a looser set of everyday ideas about post modern war, whether in the disconnection of bombers from their targets or the science fiction resonances found in near-instant communication, virtual reality targeting and cyborg warriors. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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