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The genesis of the naval profession

The genesis of the naval profession

Author: Norbert Elias; René Moelker
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The emergence of the naval officer was related to the necessities of naval warfare and the structure of society on land. Originally warships were manned by two separate sets of commanders - soldiers  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norbert Elias; René Moelker
ISBN: 1904558801 9781904558804
OCLC Number: 255162015
Description: xii, 172 Seiten ; 23 cm.
Contents: Norbert Elias, 1897-1990; Norbert Elias (1897-1990); Editors' Preface; Introduction: Elias's Studies of the Naval Profession by Rene Moelker and Stephen Mennell; Gentlemen and Tarpaulins; Tensions and Conflicts; The Development of the Midshipman; Achieving Maritime Supremacy; FRAGMENTS: The Growing Costs of the Naval Establishment: Elizabeth and Cromwell Compared; On Institutions; The Last Act: Elias's Scenario For a Play about Drake and Doughty; Textual variants; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Norbert Elias. Ed. and with an introd. by René Moelker ...
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"It is a finely designed and produced volume, with a jacket which reproduces a touching Copley portrait of an archetypal late-eighteenth-century midshipman..." Books Ireland April 2007 "Elias's Read more...

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