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David Stevens; John Reeve
|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.|