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War games : Richard Harding Davis and the new imperialism

Author: John D Seelye
Publisher: [Amherst] : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2003.
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A study of the early writings of Richard Harding Davis, the premier American journalist of the 1890s. John Seelye argues that Davis foreshadowed future US strategy by advocating a limited engagement  Read more...

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Seelye, John D.
War games.
[Amherst] : University of Massachusetts Press, c2003
(OCoLC)606937419
Online version:
Seelye, John D.
War games.
[Amherst] : University of Massachusetts Press, c2003
(OCoLC)607893135
Named Person: Richard Harding Davis; Richard H Davis; Richard Harding Davis
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Seelye
ISBN: 1558493727 9781558493728 1558493867 9781558493865
OCLC Number: 49277393
Description: xv, 341 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The game and the nation --
Not a little given to romance --
At play in the fields of force --
Westward, ha! --
Westward, who? --
In darkest Britain --
A wave at Britannia's rule --
Imperial lessons --
Soldiers of the transit --
Men without women --
Shadows on the plain --
The looking-glass war --
A gentleman unafraid.
Responsibility: John Seelye.

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