The adoption of gunpowder weapons tended to strengthen central governments against regional powers.
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Women played important and indispensable military support roles in European and American armies from the 15th through the early 19th centuries.
Links between military and scientific institutions expanded and intensified during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Catalog of the West Point in the Making of America exhibition.
Military concerns greatly influenced the development of engineering and engineering education in the 18th and 19th centuries, with important consequences for 19th-century industrialization.
In the 1920s, a Smithsonian exhibition of women's uniforms validated women's World War I contributions and expanded political roles.
On the historiography of military technology, including the role of museums.
On the necessary and vital roles women served in supporting the activities of early modern armies.
Military funding has shaped the development of American meteorology, oceanography, geology, geodesy, and other earth sciences.
Overview of the development of American military technology, from colonial times to the present.
Relationships between women and military institutions altered radically from the mid-19th century to World War I, reflecting the changing social status of both women and the military.
On military funding for scientific research.
On the interaction of industrial and military institutions from the 18th century to World War I
Overview of relationships between science, engineering, and American military institutions, from colonial times to the present.
Civilian women in large numbers volunteered for military-related health and welfare services in World War I, donning military-style uniforms as a symbolic claim to full citizenship.
Overview of U.S. nuclear weapons development from World War II to the present.
Annotated bibliography of works published 1967–97.
Military technological innovation has profoundly influenced the course of world history since earliest times.
Military museums and history museums arose from distinct traditions, but in recent years have come increasingly to share common views on how to exhibition military history.
Until the 19th century, North American Indians successfully confined European settlement to the area east of the Appalachians and south of the Great Plains by adapting European technology and exploiting European enmities.
Graphic images of women in military settings document women's changing military roles from the 16th century through World War I.
Bibliographical essay focused on recent scholarship on the interaction of science and technology with American military institutions in the 19th century.
On the unusual organization of the exhibition team, stressing its efforts to display nuclear submarine development and operations in the context of the Cold War.
Annotated bibliography of works published before 1967.
Society and economy are as much products as causes of military and technological change.