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Modernism, History and the First World War by Trudi Tate (Manchester University, 1998)
Men, Ideas and Tanks; British Military Thought and Armoured Forces, 1903-1939 by JP Harris (Manchester University Press, 1995)
Storm of Steel; the Development of Armor Doctrine in Germany and the Soviet Union, 1919-1939 by Mary H Habeck (Cornell University Press, 2003)
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Patrick Wright is a professor at the Institute of Cultural Analysis, Nottingham Trent University. His books include On Living in an Old Country, A Journey Through Ruins, and The Village that Died for England. The information in this feature article is drawn from his book Tank; the Progress of a Monstrous War Machine (Faber, 2000).