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The British way in warfare, 1688-2000

Author: David French
Publisher: London ; Boston : Unwin Hyman, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of British defence policy over the last three centuries and an analysis of the relevence of these historical themes to security concerns today. By the author of "British Strategy and War  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
French, David, 1954-
British way in warfare, 1688-2000.
London ; Boston : Unwin Hyman, 1990
(OCoLC)551297909
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David French
ISBN: 0044457898 9780044457893 004445791X 9780044457916
OCLC Number: 24378411
Description: xviii, 266 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The emergence of a great power, 1688-1714; war for empire, 1714-63; the American War of Independence, 1763-1783; the French revolutionary and Napoleonic wars; the era of Pax Britannica, 1815-1880; the rise and fall of the "Blue Water" policy; deterrence and dependence, 1917-42; the end of empire, 1942-82; from Thatcher to the millennium.
Responsibility: David French.

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