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The Dreadnought and the Edwardian age

Author: Andrew D Lambert; Jan Rüger; Robert J Blyth
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England : Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2011.
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HMS Dreadnought (1906) is closely associated with the age of empire, the Anglo-German antagonism and the naval arms race before the First World War. This collection not only considers the strategic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew D Lambert; Jan Rüger; Robert J Blyth
ISBN: 9780754663157 0754663159
OCLC Number: 663442367
Description: xiv, 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the Dreadnought and the Edwardian age / Robert J. Blyth --
The symbolic value of the Dreadnought / Jan Rüger --
The power of a name : tradition, technology and transformation / Andrew Lambert --
The greatest and richest sacrifice ever made on the altar of militarism : the finance of naval expansion, c. 1890-1914 / Martin Daunton --
Grey ambassador : the dreadnought and British foreign policy / T.G. Otte --
Dreadnought : a golden opportunity for Germany's naval aspirations? / Michael Epkenhans --
The woman's dreadnought : maritime symbolism in Edwardian gender politics / Lucy Delap --
The surest safeguard of peace : technology, the navy and the nation in Boys' papers, c. 1905-1907 / Max Jones --
Dreadnought science : the cultural construction of efficiency and effectiveness / Crosbie Smith --
The battleship Dreadnought : technological, economic and strategic contexts / Eric Grove --
Grand battle-fleet tactics : from the Edwardian age to Jutland / John Brooks --
HMS Dreadnought and the tides of history / Paul Kennedy.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Blyth, Andrew Lambert and Jan Rüger.

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