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Publications of Alex Roland    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. with Philip Shiman, Strategic Computing: DARPA and the Quest for Machine Intelligence, 1983-1993 (2002), Cambridge, MA: MIT Press
  2. The Military-industrial Complex (2001), Washington: American Historical Association
  3. Atmospheric Flight in the Twentieth Century, edited by Peter Galison and Alex Roland (2000), Dordrecht, Ned.: Kluwer (paperback ed. 2001.)

Journal Articles

  1. Roland, A, Making Jet Engines in World War II: Britain, Germany, and the United States by Hermione Giffard, Technology and Culture, vol. 58 no. 3 (2017), pp. 878-879, Project Muse [doi]
  2. Roland, A, America Inc.? Innovation and Enterprise in the National Security State by Linda Weiss, Technology and Culture, vol. 57 no. 3 (2016), pp. 694-696, Project Muse [doi]
  3. Roland, A, A History of War in 100 Battles, Journal of Military History, vol. 79 no. 2 (April, 2015), pp. 475-475
  4. Roland, A, Rockets and Revolution: A Cultural History of Early Spaceflight by Michael G. Smith, Journal of World History, vol. 26 no. 3 (2015), pp. 684-686, Project Muse [doi]
  5. Roland, A, Robert G. Ferguson. NASA's First A: Aeronautics from 1958 to 2008. viii + 293 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2013. $20 (cloth)., Isis, vol. 105 no. 4 (December, 2014), pp. 866-867, University of Chicago Press [doi]
  6. Roland, A, Rebecca Slayton. Arguments That Count: Physics, Computing, and Missile Defense, 1949–2012. xi + 325 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 2013. $35 (cloth)., Isis, vol. 105 no. 3 (September, 2014), pp. 671-672, University of Chicago Press [doi]

Papers Published

  1. Theodore Ropp, Introduction, in War in the Modern World (2000), pp. 3-10, Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press

Papers In Progress

  1. with Raymond Ashley, Jeffrey Bolster, Alexander Keyssar, and David Sicilia, A Maritime History of the United States (2003)
  2. Understanding War, edited by Richard H. Kohn and Alex Roland (2002) (includes introduction co-authored with Kohn, and chapter entitled "Technology and War".)

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