Inasmuch as the modern material world as we know it is largely the result of military technology transfer; modern societal structures developed in the same way. The process was not quite as direct, but came as a result of the industrialization that was caused by military technology. The following section looks at the development of modern political systems and their relation to industrialization.
Photograph of a man working on the hull of a submarine at Electric Boat Co., Groton, Connecticut.
Photo: Lieutenant Commander Charles Fenno Jacobs, USN; August 1943.
Naval Aviation Photographic Unit.
Department of Defense. United States Navy.
National Archives and Records Administration.
Still Picture Branch, College Park Maryland.