Joshua's Battle of Jericho: Scientific Statecraft in Warfare - Lessons in Military Innovation and Scientific Tactical Initiative

54 Pages Posted: 17 Feb 2013

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Barbara Pfeffer Billauer

Institute of World Politics; International Program in Bioethics, U. of Porto; Foundation for Law and Science Centers, Inc.

Date Written: February 16, 2013

Abstract

This article re-examines the Battle of Jericho from a textual and scientific perspective, examining the hypothesis that given the age, condition and size of the City Wall, the Walls likely were breached exactly in the manner described in the Book of Joshua.

Keywords: military strategy, asymmetrical warfare, tactics, mechanical resonance, sonar resonance, Joshua, Jericho, Walls, Rachab, Rahab, spies, espionage, reconnaissance, Scientific Statecraft, Military Innovation, Scientific Tactical Initiative, terrorism, unconventional weaponry, noise, vibrations

JEL Classification: B31, C72, D74, H56, N45, N40, N85, O31, O33, Z1

Suggested Citation

Billauer, Barbara P., Joshua's Battle of Jericho: Scientific Statecraft in Warfare - Lessons in Military Innovation and Scientific Tactical Initiative (February 16, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2219488 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2219488

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