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Author Spence, Daniel Owen, author.

Title A history of the Royal Navy : empire and imperialism / Daniel Owen Spence
Published London : I.B. Tauris, 2015
©2015
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 238 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Series A history of the Royal Navy
History of the Royal Navy series.
Summary The British Empire, the largest empire in history, was fundamentally a maritime one. Britain's imperial power was inextricably tied to the strength of the Royal Navy the ability to protect and extend Britain's political and economic interests overseas, and to provide the vital bonds that connected the metropole with the colonies. This book will examine the intrinsic relationship between the Royal Navy and the empire, by examining not only the navy s expansionist role on land and sea, but also the ideological and cultural influence it exerted for both the coloniser and colonised
Notes Published in association with the National Museum of the Royal Navy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-224) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History.
Great Britain. Royal Navy.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Marine & Naval
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Military Science
Great Britain -- History, Naval.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Naval history.
Form Electronic book
Author National Museum of the Royal Navy (Great Britain)
ISBN 0857726196
0857739611
9780857726193
9780857739612
Other Titles Empire and imperialism