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London and the Georgian Navy.

Author: Philip MacDougall
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2013.
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Georgian London was the hub of the world's largest industrial-military complex, underpinning and securing a global trading empire that was entirely dependent on the Royal Navy for its existence. Philip MacDougall explores the bureaucratic web that operated within the wider city area before giving attention to London's association with the practical aspects of supplying and manning the operational fleet and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
MacDougall, Philip.
London and the Georgian Navy.
New York : The History Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip MacDougall
ISBN: 9780752493022 0752493027
OCLC Number: 852756326
Description: 1 online resource (349 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction; 1 Prologue: Death of a Hero; Part 1 The Administrative Hub; 2 The Admiralty; 3 The Civilian Boards; 4 Conflict in the Metropolis; Part 2 The Downriver Naval Industrial Complex; 5 Limehouse Reach: the Underpinning Foundation; 6 The Naval Multiplex of Kentish London; Part 3 The Social Dimension; 7 Those of the Lower Deck; 8 The Officers of the Quarterdeck; Part 4 Merchants, Tradesmen and Profiteers; 9 Finance and the City; 10 Cheats and Racketeers; A Gazetteer and Walking Tour; Bibliography; Plates; Copyright.

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Georgian London was the hub of the world's largest industrial-military complex, underpinning and securing a global trading empire that was entirely dependent on the Royal Navy for its existence. Philip MacDougall explores the bureaucratic web that operated within the wider city area before giving attention to London's association with the practical aspects of supplying and manning the operational fleet and shipbuilding, repair and maintenance. His detailed geographical exploration of these areas includes a discussion of key personalities, buildings and work. The book examines significant.

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