|3. ||Remarkable scientific developments since the Great War.|
|4. ||Effect of applied science in making war more costly and destructive.|
|5. ||Uncertain value of armaments, in view of possibility of new inventions
and new methods.|
C. INDUSTRIALISM IN WARFARE.Special References:-- *
Enock, 60-88. *
Moulton, Readings, ch. viii. I. Bloch, Future of War. G. B. Clarkson, Industrial
America in the World War. Also references above, and III, below.
|1. ||Modern war as a stupendous industrial enterprise.|
|2. ||Industrial strength as a potent factor in military success.|
|3. ||Recent tendency of nations to seek national control of raw materials,
key industries, and industries producing war materials (compare Part 8).|
|4. ||Profitableness of war for certain industries, and recent agitation for
"conscription of industry" in case of war.|
|5. ||Industrial character of modern war as a factor tending to break down
distinction between military and "civilian" population in wartime.|
D. PROPAGANDIST CHARACTER OF MODERN WAR.Special Reference:-- Encyclopædia Britannica, XXXII, "Propaganda".
Compare Part 6, VI-C.
|1. ||Importance of "morale" in view of A and C, above.|
|2. ||Wide scope and ingenious methods of propaganda in Great War.|
|3. ||Tendency of propaganda to inflame enmities, making post-bellum
|4. ||Tendency of propaganda in countries waging aggressive war to obscure the facts and deceive the people.|
|5. ||Tendency of propaganda to give distorted view of military defeats and
successes, making popular judgment of chances of success impossible.|
II. GROWTH OF ARMAMENTS BEFORE 1914
A. GROWTH OF ARMIES.Special References:-- *
Newbold, and other general references
above. Duggan, League of Nations, 122. K. Page, 30-32 (table).
|1. ||Standing armies of the Great Powers.|
| 1895|| 1910|| 1914|| 1914|
| Great Britain||
| United States||
† Army law of 1913 provided for 870,000 but had not been completely fulfilled.|
‡ Including colonial troops.|
§ Excluding colonies.|
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Book title: Syllabus on International Relations.
Contributors: Parker Thomas Moon - Author, Institute of International Education (New York, N.Y.) - OrganizationName.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1925.
Page number: 75.
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