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Published: 15 February 2017

264 Pages | 5 b/w tables

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190623869

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Weapon of Choice

Small Arms and the Culture of Military Innovation

Matthew Ford

  • Western military technological innovation through the lens of developments in small arms during 20thC
  • Exposes the mechanics of power across the military-industrial complex from battlefield to back office
  • Ford shows how the private sector exploits infantry status anxiety and shapes the weapon preferences of soldiers