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The Royal Navy and the German threat, 1901-1914 : admiralty plans to protect British trade in a war against Germany

Author: Matthew S Seligmann
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When and why did the Royal Navy come to view the expansion of German maritime power as a threat to British maritime security? Contrary to current thinking, Matthew S. Seligmann argues that Germany emerged as a major threat at the outset of the twentieth century, not because of its growing battle fleet, but because the British Admiralty (rightly) believed that Germany's naval planners intended to arm their country's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew S Seligmann
ISBN: 9780199574032 0199574030
OCLC Number: 754711933
Description: 186 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ----
1. Handelskrieg gegen England: German Plans to attack British Commerce in an Anglo-German War ---
2. Uncovering the Plan: British Intelligence on German Intentions ---
3. The Dawn of the Lusitania: Germany's Fighting Liners and the Cunard Agreement of July 1903 ---
4. A 'Fighting Cruiser' to Hunt 'the German Greyhounds': The Origins of HMS Invincible Revisited ---
5. Testing Jurisprudence: Slade's Battle to Change the Laws of War at Sea ---
6. Establishing a Global intelligence System ---
7. Churchill's DAMS.
Responsibility: Matthew S. Seligmann.
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Offers a new and original account of the efforts made by the Royal Navy to prepare for war with Germany in the decade and a half before 1914. Seligmann demonstrates that from being unready for an  Read more...

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