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The Resource Dreadnought : the ship that changed the world, Roger Parkinson

Dreadnought : the ship that changed the world, Roger Parkinson

Label
Dreadnought : the ship that changed the world
Title
Dreadnought
Title remainder
the ship that changed the world
Statement of responsibility
Roger Parkinson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The years before World War I were the 'Age of the Dreadnought'. The monumental battleship design, first introduced by Admiral Fisher to the Royal Navy in 1906, was quickly adopted around the world and led to a new era of maritime warfare. In this book, Roger Parkinson provides a re-writing of the naval history of Britain and the other leading naval powers - Germany, America and Japan - from the 1880s to the early years of World War I. He shows how the dreadnought enabled the Royal Navy to develop from being primarily the navy of the 'Pax Britannica' in the Victorian era to being a war-ready fi
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parkinson, Roger
Dewey number
359.3/2520941
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
V815.5.G7
LC item number
P37 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dreadnought (Battleship)
  • Battle cruisers
  • Battle cruisers
  • Sea-power
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Dreadnought (Battleship)
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Battle cruisers
  • Sea-power
  • Great Britain
  • General & world history
Label
Dreadnought : the ship that changed the world, Roger Parkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About the Author; Dedication; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; 1 The Origins of the Pre-Dreadnought Era; 2 The Pre-Dreadnought Era in the 1890s; 3 The New Navies of the 1890s; 4 Fisher and the Dreadnought; 5 The Imperial German Navy (Kaiserliche Marine); 6 The Politics and Diplomacy of Naval Policy; 7 From Dreadnoughts to Super-Dreadnoughts; 8 The Worldwide Dreadnought Arms Race; 9 World War I to Jutland; 10 From Jutland to Washington; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography
Control code
910237425
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 306 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780755621569
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780857737052
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910237425
Label
Dreadnought : the ship that changed the world, Roger Parkinson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About the Author; Dedication; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; 1 The Origins of the Pre-Dreadnought Era; 2 The Pre-Dreadnought Era in the 1890s; 3 The New Navies of the 1890s; 4 Fisher and the Dreadnought; 5 The Imperial German Navy (Kaiserliche Marine); 6 The Politics and Diplomacy of Naval Policy; 7 From Dreadnoughts to Super-Dreadnoughts; 8 The Worldwide Dreadnought Arms Race; 9 World War I to Jutland; 10 From Jutland to Washington; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography
Control code
910237425
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 306 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780755621569
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780857737052
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910237425

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