CONTENTS
Ch. I. Science or Stalematepage15
Ch. II. The Nature of the Problem21

Armament and Disarmament as Applied Science: Three Fundamental Questions: The Meaning of Disarmament: Is Disarmament Feasible?: What are the Reasoned Requirements?

Ch. III. Armament Potential30

War Potential: Armament Potential: The Conversion Lag: Sources of Information: Conclusion

Ch. IV. The Expansion of Armament: Normal Types45

The Relevant Evidence: Comments on Total Expansion: Gun Production: The Recuperator: Krupp: Shell: The Machine-Gun: The Rifle: Small Arms Ammunition: Conclusion

Ch. V. The Expansion of Armament: The New Agencies of War83

The Tank: The Livens Gas Projector: Sound Ranging: The Trench Helmet: Body Armour: The Gas Mask: Carbon: Chemical Munitions: Explosives: The New Chemical Agencies

Ch. VI. Essential Principles of Disarmament114

General Considerations: Quantity and Type: The Time Factor: The Possibility of Effective Disarmament: Total Disarmament: The Safety Level: The Danger Level

Ch. VII. Applied Disarmament: Normal Armament135

The Problem of Private Manufacture and Trade: Private Armament Industry and the League: The Non-Producing Country: Possible Solutions: The Weapons to be Limited: Production: The Magnitude of Producing Capacity: Peace Equipment: The Treaty of Versailles

Ch. VIII. The New Agencies of War: General Considerations165

Armament Evolution Its Desirability: Some Historical Data: History of the Machine-Gun: War Chemicals: General Characteristics of the New Agencies: Specific Attack v. Blind Force: The Argument of Limited Development: Humane or Inhumane?

Ch. IX. The New Agencies of War: Weapons and Sciences196

New Physical Agents: The Chemical Contribution: "Disperse" Types: New War Poisons: Piercing Poisons: Bacteriology and War: The League Reports

Ch. X. Applied Disarmament: The New Agencies of War221

The Fallacy of "Discoveries": The Prohibition of Use in War: Prohibition of Preparation: The Graded Stages of Development: The Research Stage: The Private Investigator: The Scientist's Dilemma: The Scope of the Problem: The Attitude of Science: A Practical Step: The Freak Invention: The Intermediate Stage: Official Half-Scale Work: Private Half-Scale Work: The Defensive Type: Large-Scale Work: Existing New Agencies

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