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The Navy of Britain

Michael Lewis

The Navy of Britain

a historical portrait..

by Michael Lewis

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


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Pagination660p. :
Number of Pages660
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19981454M

For the first time since Trafalgar, Britain had an aggressive and truly dangerous rival to worry about. Mahan wrote in his book that not only world peace or the empire, but Britain's very survival depended on the Royal Navy ruling the waves. Indeed, the Cambridge Latin essay prize was called "Britannici maris", or "British Sea Power". Proofs of The British Navy Book were submitted to the Admiralty, with the result that the book has been approved. Acting in accordance with instructions from the Lords Commissioners, we have substituted other illustrations for those more recent ships previously chosen to represent the Great War by sea.

  This book is not really a book about the British Navy as it is a book about rise and decline of Britain. The book starts out describing how naval warfare gave Europe an advantage in world affairs and how Britain came to dominate the by: The navy of Britain: a historical portrait / by Michael Lewis by Lewis, Michael () Seller MW Books Ltd. Published Condition Very good cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved.

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Cumming earned his PhD in history at the University of Plymouth and won the University of London s Julian Corbett Prize for Research in Modern Naval History. He is the author of The Battle of Britain and lives in Devon, United Kingdom with his wife and pet greyhound.

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