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The challenges of command : the Royal Navy's executive branch officers, 1880-1919 / Robert L. Davison.

Author/Creator:
Davison, Robert L.
Publication:
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011.
Series:
Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies series
Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies series
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 288 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Officers -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Officers -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 20th century.
Naval art and science -- Technological innovations -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Naval art and science -- Technological innovations -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
Social change and the officer corps
The nineteenth century officer corps
Upright in prosperity and peril
"Oh, these magicians and necromancers, they are ruining us" : engineers and sailors in conflict
The reinvention of the officer corps
History as a professional tool
Journals and staffs : organizational change 1911-1914
"Auxillium ab alto" : the experience of war.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781409419679 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1409419673 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781409419686 (ebook)
1409419681 (ebook)
OCLC:
702357881
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