Conflict in the 21st Century: The Impact of Cyber Warfare, Social Media, and Technology (Hardcover)

Conflict in the 21st Century: The Impact of Cyber Warfare, Social Media, and Technology By Nicholas Sambaluk (Editor) Cover Image
By Nicholas Sambaluk (Editor)
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Description


Cyber warfare, social media, and the latest military weapons are transforming the character of modern conflicts. This book explains how, through overview essays written by an award-winning author of military history and technology topics; in addition to more than 200 entries dealing with specific examples of digital and physical technologies, categorized by their relationship to cyber warfare, social media, and physical technology areas. Individually, these technologies are having a profound impact on modern conflicts; cumulatively, they are dynamically transforming the character of conflicts in the modern world.

The book begins with a comprehensive overview essay on cyber warfare and a large section of A-Z reference entries related to this topic. The same detailed coverage is given to both social media and technology as they relate to conflict in the 21st century. Each of the three sections also includes an expansive bibliography that serves as a gateway for further research on these topics. The book ends with a detailed chronology that helps readers place all the key events in these areas.

About the Author


Nicholas Michael Sambaluk, PhD, is associate professor at Air University's eSchool of Graduate Professional Military Education and an author on military history and military technology and innovation.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781440860003
ISBN-10: 1440860009
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Publication Date: August 31st, 2019
Pages: 350
Language: English