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Naval policy and cruiser design, 1865-1890

Abstract:

Naval history,like military history, has until recently concerned itself largely with battles, or at least with wars. The implicit assumption was presumably that the key to history was to be found in these turning-points, rather than in the piping times of peace. A fighting service was only really of interest when fighting. In recent years this approach has been largely abandoned, and it is now recognized that warfare is an extension, not only of politics, but of most other activities of m...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
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Publication date:
1974
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602329205
URN:
uuid:5808d2b7-c73e-4975-8186-756424a7f480
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td:602329205

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