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The imagineers of war : the untold history of DARPA, the Pentagon agency that changed the world / Sharon Weinberger.

Author/creator Weinberger, Sharon author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Descriptionx, 475 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Portion of title Untold history of DARPA, the Pentagon agency that changed the world
Contents Prologue: Guns and money -- An agency for unimagined weapons -- Scientia potentia est -- Mad men -- Society for the correction of Soviet excesses -- Mad scientists -- Welcome to the jungle -- Ordinary genius -- Extraordinary genius -- Up in flames -- A worldwide laboratory -- Blame it on the sorcerers -- Monkey business -- Bury it -- The bunny, the witch, and the war room -- Servants of war -- Invisible war -- Top secret flying machines -- Synthetic war -- Vanilla world -- Fantasy world -- Return of Voldemort -- Epilogue: glorious failure, inglorious success.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages [441]-451) and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Weinberger, Sharon. Imagineers of war New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017 9780385351805
LCCN 2016017245
ISBN9780385351799 hardcover
ISBN0385351798 hardcover

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