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By Ryan Bishop

New in Paperback. Examines the tensions among the goals of army know-how and modernist aesthetics relating to belief. This ebook analyses the operation of mechanical and digital applied sciences in reference to likely disparate fields: cutting-edge army gear of the 20 th and twenty first centuries and the experimental paintings, track and writing of the late-19th and early-20th century. examining the artwork and writing of Djuna Barnes, Joseph Conrad, Marcel Duchamp, James Joyce, Mina Loy, Stephane Mallarme, the Italian Futurists and H. G. Wells opposed to Apache assault helicopters, Network-Centric battle, satellites, decoys, sirens and radios, this booklet addresses concerns similar to concentrating on, surveillance, visibility and the invisible, broadcast and media, the army physique, diasporas, geopolitics and beauty.

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