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Product Description: This volume examines the transformation of British and US naval policy from 1870 to 1889, which resulted in the British Naval Defence Act (1889), the construction of the first modern US battleships, and began the naval arms race which culminated in World War One...read more

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9783319320366 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 8, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This volume examines the transformation of British and US naval policy from 1870 to 1889, which resulted in the British Naval Defence Act (1889), the construction of the first modern US battleships, and began the naval arms race which culminated in World War One.

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Product Description: The technical transformation of the Royal Navy during the Victorian era posed many design, tactical and operational problems for administrators from the 1830s onwards. The switch from sail to steam required the creation of a system of defended coaling stations and a greater infrastructure...read more
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9781138873629 | Routledge, March 31, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The technical transformation of the Royal Navy during the Victorian era posed many design, tactical and operational problems for administrators from the 1830s onwards.

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Product Description: This primary source collection provides a diverse selection of sources to accompany each chapter of A History of Western Society, Tenth Edition. Each chapter contains at least five sources that present history from the viewpoints of well-known and ordinary individuals alike...read more

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9780312640804 | 2 edition (Bedford/st Martins, October 13, 2010), cover price $37.65 | About this edition: This primary source collection provides a diverse selection of sources to accompany each chapter of A History of Western Society, Tenth Edition.

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Product Description: This two-volume primary source collection provides a diverse selection of documents to accompany each chapter of A History of Western Society, Ninth Edition, and Western Society: A Brief History, First Edition.  Each chapter contains at least four written sources that present history from the perspectives of well-known figures and ordinary individuals alike...read more

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9780312592516 | Bedford/st Martins, August 19, 2009, cover price $37.65 | About this edition: This two-volume primary source collection provides a diverse selection of documents to accompany each chapter of A History of Western Society, Ninth Edition, and Western Society: A Brief History, First Edition.

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Product Description: Alexander Milne was the pre-eminent naval administrator of the Victorian Royal Navy, spending eighteen years at the Admiralty between 1847 and 1876, over six of them as First Naval Lord. His administrative career coincided exactly with the greatest technological upheaval in warfare at sea since sails supplanted oars, and he played an important role in almost every step of the Navy's transformation from sail to steam, wood to iron, and in the equally critical processes of devising a modern system of recruiting and training enlisted personnel, and evolving a coherent strategy suitable for a steam-powered fleet...read more

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9780754650638 | Ashgate Pub Ltd, October 1, 2004, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: Alexander Milne was the pre-eminent naval administrator of the Victorian Royal Navy, spending eighteen years at the Admiralty between 1847 and 1876, over six of them as First Naval Lord.

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Product Description: Many books have covered the technological revolution that saw wooden hulls replaced by iron and steel, sail superseded by steam, and smooth-bore muzzle-loading gun giving way to rifled breech-loaders and entirely new weapons like torpedoes...read more

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9781840675344 | Caxton Editions, January 1, 2004, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: Many books have covered the technological revolution that saw wooden hulls replaced by iron and steel, sail superseded by steam, and smooth-bore muzzle-loading gun giving way to rifled breech-loaders and entirely new weapons like torpedoes.
9781557502131 | Naval Inst Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $55.00

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Product Description: Feudal military practices, which are as varied as those of modern times, are surveyed here for the first time. The author treats in detail the bases on which feudal service was exacted, the mustering and composition of armies and their subsequent operations in the field, and the qualifications of their commanders...read more

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9780801491207 | Cornell Univ Pr, April 1, 1973, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Feudal military practices, which are as varied as those of modern times, are surveyed here for the first time.

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