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The Navy and the nation : the influence of the Navy on modern Australia

Author: David Stevens; John Reeve
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin ; London : Orion [distributor], 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the history of the Australian navy, focusing on the contribution of the RAN in peace and war to Australia's development and its potential for the future. This book examines the extent of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Stevens; John Reeve
ISBN: 1741142008 9781741142006
OCLC Number: 67872922
Description: pages cm
Contents: Foreword ix..Vice Admiral C.A. Ritchie, AO, RAN..Contributors xii..Illustrations and figures xxi..Abbreviations xxiii..Acknowledgements xxvi..Introduction: the Navy and the birth of the nation - David Stevens and John Reeve1..Part I Concepts and contexts 9..1 The Navy for the nation: a shared responsibility - George Baer11..2 The Royal Navy in the Pacific: sea power and imperial endeavour - Geoffrey Till 23..3 'The last word in outward splendour': the cult of the Navy and the imperial age - Jan R+#252;ger 48..Part II The Navy and the nation 67..4 Naval medicine and the European settlement of Australia - Neil Westphalen 69..5 The search for a strategic sea-base and the founding of Australia - Tom Frame 84..6 The long triangulation: naval hydrography and the Great Barrier Reef, 1848-1973 - Colin Jones 108..7 Our land is girt by sea: popular depictions of naval imagery in the national press, 1908-1918 - Robert Crawford 123..8 The Royal Australian navy in Au
Responsibility: edited by David Stevens and John Reeve.

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