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The Royal Navy, seapower and strategy between the wars

Author: Christopher M Bell
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This revisionist study shows how the Royal Navy's ideas about the meaning and application of seapower shaped its policies during the years between the wars.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher M Bell
ISBN: 0804739781 9780804739788
OCLC Number: 45224321
Description: xx, 232 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Politics of Seapower: the 'One-Power Standard' and British Maritime Security --
2. 'Main Fleet to Bermuda': Naval Strategy for an Anglo-American War --
3. Far Eastern War Plans and the Myth of the Singapore Strategy --
4. 'The Ultimate Potential Enemy': Nazi Germany and British Defense Dilemmas --
5. The Search for the 'Knockout Blow': War Plans against Italy --
6. Neither Corbett nor Mahan: British Naval Strategy and War Planning --
7. 'Showing the Flag': Deterrence, and the Naval Armaments Industry --
8. 'Something Very Sordid': Naval Propaganda and the British Public.
Responsibility: Christopher M. Bell.
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