A History of the Royal Navy: The Seven Years War by Martin Robson PDF

By Martin Robson

ISBN-10: 1780765452

ISBN-13: 9781780765457

The Seven Years warfare (1756-1763) was once the 1st international clash and have become the most important consider developing the British Empire. This booklet seems to be at Britain’s maritime strategic, operational and tactical good fortune (and failures), via a wide-ranging historical past of the Royal Navy’s position within the battle. by way of the tip of the conflict in 1763 Britain used to be on no account a hegemonic energy, however it was once the one nation able to sustained international energy projection on an international scale. Key to Britain’s luck was once political and strategic course from London, during the battle making plans of Pitt the Elder and the profitable implementation of his guidelines by way of a stellar forged of naval and armed forces leaders at an operational and tactical point. Martin Robson highlights the paintings of a few of the main protagonists within the Royal military, akin to Admiral Hawke whose appreciation of the broader strategic context at Quiberon Bay in 1759 determined the destiny of North the US. Robson eventually exhibits that the construction, containment and growth of the British Empire was once made attainable through the workout of maritime strength in the course of the Royal Navy

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