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Frontline and factory : comparative perspectives on the chemical industry at war, 1914-1924 / edited by Roy MacLeod and Jeffrey Allan Johnson.

Contributor(s): Johnson, Jeffrey Allan | MacLeod, Roy M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Springer.Archimedes (Dordrecht, Netherlands): v. 16.Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xix, 277 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781402054891 (hd. bd.); 1402054890 (hd. bd.); 9781402054907; 1402054904.Subject(s): Chemical industry -- Military aspects -- Congresses | Weapons industry -- Congresses | World War, 1914-1918 -- Chemical warfare -- Congresses | Industrial mobilization -- Congresses | Explosives, Military -- CongressesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Frontline and factory.Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Technological mobilization and munitions production : comparative perspectives on Germany and Austria / Jeffrey Allan Johnson -- Mobilization and industrial policy : chemicals and pharmaceuticals in the French war effort / Sophie Chauveau -- First World War explosives manufacture : the British experience / Wayne D. Cocroft -- Transforming a village into an industrial town : the Royal Prussian powder plant in Kirchmöser (Brandenburg) / Sebastian Kinder -- Wartime chemistry in Italy : industry, the military, and the professors / Giuliano Pancaldi -- Munitions, the military, and chemistry in Russia / Nathan M. Brooks -- Technical expertise and U.S. mobilization, 1917-18 : high explosives and war gases / Kathryn Steen -- Operating on several fronts : the trans-national activities of Royal Dutch/Shell, 1914-1918 / Ernst Homburg -- Kuhlmann at war, 1914-1924 / Erik Langlinay -- Organizing for total war : DuPont and smokeless powder in World War I / John Kenly Smith, Jr. -- Science and the military : the Kaiser Wilhelm Foundation for Military-Technical Science / Manfred Rasch -- Managing chemical expertise : the laboratories of the French artillery and the Service des Poudres / Patrice Bret -- The war the victors lost : the dilemmas of chemical disarmament, 1919-1926 / Jeffrey Allan Johnson and Roy MacLeod.
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Papers presented at a workshop at the Institute of Advanced Studies of the University of Bologna in June 2002.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Technological mobilization and munitions production : comparative perspectives on Germany and Austria / Jeffrey Allan Johnson -- Mobilization and industrial policy : chemicals and pharmaceuticals in the French war effort / Sophie Chauveau -- First World War explosives manufacture : the British experience / Wayne D. Cocroft -- Transforming a village into an industrial town : the Royal Prussian powder plant in Kirchmöser (Brandenburg) / Sebastian Kinder -- Wartime chemistry in Italy : industry, the military, and the professors / Giuliano Pancaldi -- Munitions, the military, and chemistry in Russia / Nathan M. Brooks -- Technical expertise and U.S. mobilization, 1917-18 : high explosives and war gases / Kathryn Steen -- Operating on several fronts : the trans-national activities of Royal Dutch/Shell, 1914-1918 / Ernst Homburg -- Kuhlmann at war, 1914-1924 / Erik Langlinay -- Organizing for total war : DuPont and smokeless powder in World War I / John Kenly Smith, Jr. -- Science and the military : the Kaiser Wilhelm Foundation for Military-Technical Science / Manfred Rasch -- Managing chemical expertise : the laboratories of the French artillery and the Service des Poudres / Patrice Bret -- The war the victors lost : the dilemmas of chemical disarmament, 1919-1926 / Jeffrey Allan Johnson and Roy MacLeod.

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