War and Food
Logistics – It was not till the nineteenth century that the term logistics came to designate organized administrative military science. For a military or semi-military organization, just as more generally, part of what this science is about is the management of the production, storage, maintenance, and the flow of supplies between some point of origin and the intended consumers of the supplies. The administrative management of supplies is, among other things, the management of food and its social relations. In the case of war, the logistics of the food needed by military forces gets complicated by the strategic and tactical weaponization of food. The section on logistics attends to the military importance of solving logistical problems regarding food, some solutions, and some of the legal constraints placed on the solutions.
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