In Defence of Naval Supremacy: Finance, Technology, and British Naval Policy 1889-1914

In Defence of Naval Supremacy: Finance, Technology, and British Naval Policy 1889-1914

by John Tetsuro Sumida
     
 

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Sumida presents a provocative and authoritative revisionist history of the origins, nature and consequences of the "Dreadnought Revolution" of 1906. Based on intensive and extensive archival research, the book strives to explain vital financial and technical matters which enable readers to observe the complex interplay of fiscal, technical, strategic, and personal

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Sumida presents a provocative and authoritative revisionist history of the origins, nature and consequences of the "Dreadnought Revolution" of 1906. Based on intensive and extensive archival research, the book strives to explain vital financial and technical matters which enable readers to observe the complex interplay of fiscal, technical, strategic, and personal factors that shaped the course of British naval decision-making during the critical quarter century that preceded the outbreak of the First World War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612514819
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Publication date:
02/15/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
File size:
8 MB

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