The Resource Rhetoric and reality in air warfare : the evolution of British and American ideas about strategic bombing, 1914-1945, Tami Davis Biddle, (electronic book)

Rhetoric and reality in air warfare : the evolution of British and American ideas about strategic bombing, 1914-1945, Tami Davis Biddle, (electronic book)

Label
Rhetoric and reality in air warfare : the evolution of British and American ideas about strategic bombing, 1914-1945
Title
Rhetoric and reality in air warfare
Title remainder
the evolution of British and American ideas about strategic bombing, 1914-1945
Statement of responsibility
Tami Davis Biddle
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A major revision of our understanding of long-range bombing, this book examines how Anglo-American ideas about "strategic" bombing were formed and implemented. It argues that ideas about bombing civilian targets rested on--and gained validity from--widespread but substantially erroneous assumptions about the nature of modern industrial societies and their vulnerability to aerial bombardment. These assumptions were derived from the social and political context of the day and were maintained largely through cognitive error and bias. Tami Davis Biddle explains how air theorists, and tho
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1959-
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Biddle, Tami Davis
Index
index present
LC call number
UG705.G7
LC item number
B54 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Air power
  • Air power
  • Bombing, Aerial
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
Rhetoric and reality in air warfare : the evolution of British and American ideas about strategic bombing, 1914-1945, Tami Davis Biddle, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10284054
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
416 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Rhetoric and reality in air warfare : the evolution of British and American ideas about strategic bombing, 1914-1945, Tami Davis Biddle, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10284054
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
416 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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