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The Oxford illustrated history of the Royal Navy

Author: J R Hill; Bryan Ranft
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This illustrated history tells the fascinating story of how the Navy was organized, how its ships were built and how the ordinary sailor lived in times of battle and of peace. The text is supported by photographs and maps.
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford illustrated history of the Royal Navy.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)604321493
Online version:
Oxford illustrated history of the Royal Navy.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)631402161
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J R Hill; Bryan Ranft
ISBN: 0192116754 9780192116758 0198605277 9780198605270
OCLC Number: 32237618
Description: xiv, 480 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Contents: The wall of England, to 1500 / Susan Rose --
From the king's ships to the Royal Navy 1500-1642 / David Loades --
A permanent national maritime fighting force, 1642-1689 / J.D. Davies --
The struggle with France, 1690-1815 / John B. Hattendorf --
The eighteenth-century navy as a national institution, 1690-1815 / Daniel A. Baugh --
The shield of empire, 1815-1895 / Andrew Lambert --
Wood, sail, and cannonballs to steel, steam, and shells, 1815-1895 / David K. Brown --
Endeavour, discovery, and idealism, 1760-1895 / Roger Morris --
Life and education in a technically evolving navy, 1815-1925 / John Winton --
The battleship fleet : the test of war, 1895-1919 / James Goldrick --
Retrenchment, rethinking, revival, 1919-1939 / Geoffrey Till --
A service vindicated, 1939-1946 / Eric J. Grove --
The realities of medium power, 1946 to the present / J.R. Hill --
The Royal Navy and the post-war naval revolution, 1946 to the present / Norman Friedman.
Other Titles: Illustrated history of the Royal Navy
Royal Navy
Responsibility: general editor, J.R. Hill ; consultant editor, Bryan Ranft.
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