TOC: Vulcan: The Journal for the History of Military Technology, vol. 8, no. 1 (2020)

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TOC: Vulcan: The Journal of the History of Military Technology, vol. 8, no. 1 (2020) (subscription required)


Azriel Lorber, "Technology-Driven Revolutions in Military Affairs: Some Thoughts," pp. 5–25

Stephen Turnbull, "Biting the Bullet: A Reassessment of the Development, Use and Impact of Early Firearms in Japan," pp. 26–53
Yoel Bergman, "Closing the Gaps in US Rocket Propellant Production, 1940–1945," pp. 54–73
Patrick Cecil, "The PBY Catalina’s Offensive Utility and Its Transformation into Black Cats and MAD Cats," pp. 74–99
Adam Givens, "'The Enthusiasm Expressed by Our Industry Friends': The US Army, the American Helicopter Industry, and Developing VTOL Technology, 1950–1965," pp. 100–124.  —Given's essay is the winner of the 2020 Vulcan Early Career Prize in the history of military technology and society. For the award citation, see Editorial in this issue.  This aritcle will be open-access for the first 6 months of 2020.
David Zimmerman, "Screen Review: Greyhound and Military Technology on Film," pp. 125–129
Book Reivews
Colin F. Baxter. 2018. The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II, reviewed by David Zimmerman, pp. 131–133
Lars Celander. 2018. How Carriers Fought: Carrier Operations in WWII, reviewed by Nicholas Michael Sambaluk, pp., 134–135
Ian E. J. Hill. 2018. Advocating Weapons, War, and Terrorism, reviewed by Nicholas Michael Sambaluk, pp. 136–137
Mark T. Peters II. 2018. Cashing In on Cyber-Power: How Interdependent Actors Seek Economic Outcomes in a Digital World, reviewed by Philip R. Egert, pp. 138–140