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Britain's economic blockade of Germany, 1914-1919

Author: Eric W Osborne
Publisher: London ; New York : Frank Cass, 2004.
Series: Cass series--naval policy and history, 24.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Britain's economic blockade of Germany in World War I was one of the key elements to the victory of the Entente. Though Britain had been the leading exponent of blockades for two centuries, the World War I blockade was not effective at the outbreak of hostilities. Pre-war changes had led to the Admiralty supplanting the Royal Navy's leadership role in favour of direction from the civilian branch of government on
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric W Osborne
ISBN: 0714654744 9780714654744
OCLC Number: 53276640
Description: viii, 215 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Foreign policy, naval commitments, and the changes to blockade, 1756-1904 --
2. The culmination of faith in international law : the Second Hague Conference and the Declaration of London, 1905-11 --
3. Blockade preparations in the final years of peace, 1911-14 --
4. Britain at war : the first steps for blockade in 1914 --
5. The year of frustration, stalemate, and doubt, 1915 --
6. The blockade strengthens, 1916 --
7. The critical year, 1917 --
8. The last year of war, and the final legacy of the blockade in the peace, 1918-July 1919 --
9. Conclusion.
Series Title: Cass series--naval policy and history, 24.
Responsibility: Eric W. Osborne.

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This text studies Great Britain's economic blockade of Germany in World War I, one of the key elements to the victory of the Entente.  Read more...

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'A thorough account of the British aims, execution, and evaluation of the blockade effort. It will certainly serve as a starting point for future efforts to evaluaate the effectiveness of the Read more...

 
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