Britain As A Military Power, 1688-1815

Author:   Professor Jeremy Black (University of Exeter, UK) ,  Jeremy Black
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9781138987913


Pages:   344
Publication Date:   28 June 2016
Format:   Paperback
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Britain As A Military Power, 1688-1815


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In 1688, Britain was successfully invaded, its army and navy unable to prevent the overthrow of the government. 1815, Britain was the strongest power in the world with the most succesful navy and the largest empire. Britain had not only played a prominent role in the defeat of Napoleonic France, but had also established itself as a significant power in South Asia and was unsurpassed in her global reach. Her military strength was related to, and based on, one of the best systems of public finance in the world and held a strong trade position. This illustrated text assesses the military aspects of this shift, concentrating on the multi-faceted nature of the British military effort.; Topics covered include: the rise of Britain; an analysis of military infrastructure; warfare in the British Isles; conventional warfare in Europe; trans- oceanic warfare with European powers; the challenge of America; and the challenge of Revolutionary and Napoleonic France.

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Author:   Professor Jeremy Black (University of Exeter, UK) ,  Jeremy Black
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Weight:   0.453kg
ISBN:  

9781138987913


ISBN 10:   1138987913
Pages:   344
Publication Date:   28 June 2016
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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