A Theory of the Drone

Originally published in France as Théorie du Drone by La Fabrique Editions, Paris, 2013 Published in the United States by The New Press, New York, 2015 Distributed by Perseus Distribution LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING - IN ...

A Theory of the Drone

The Parisian research scholar and author of Manhunts offers a philosophical perspective on the role of drone technology in today's changing military environments and the implications of drone capabilities in enabling democratic choices. 12,500 first printing.

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A Theory of the Drone
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Pages: 304
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The Parisian research scholar and author of Manhunts offers a philosophical perspective on the role of drone technology in today's changing military environments and the implications of drone capabilities in enabling democratic choices. 12,500 first printing.
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Pages: 448
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Pages: 264
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Pages: 217
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