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  • Published: 1 October 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141983820
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $27.99
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The Rise And Fall Of British Naval Mastery




Tracing Britain's fortunes as a sea power from the Tudors to the present, Paul Kennedy's classic book, now with a new introduction, challenges the traditional view that the British are natural 'sons of the waves' and offers a fresh approach to one of the central questions of the nation's history.

Tracing Britain's fortunes as a sea power from the Tudors to the present, Paul Kennedy's classic book, now with a new introduction, challenges the traditional view that the British are natural 'sons of the waves' and offers a fresh approach to one of the central questions of the nation's history.

  • Published: 1 October 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141983820
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $27.99
Categories:

About the author

Paul Kennedy

Paul Kennedy is a national television presenter for ABC News Breakfast. He has worked for three television networks and has written three books, including co-authoring Hell on the Way to Heaven (with Chrissie Foster), one of the triggers for Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

He lives on the eastern shore of Port Phillip with his wife, Kim, and their three sons, Jack, Gus and Leo.

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Praise for The Rise And Fall Of British Naval Mastery

Excellent and stimulating

Correlli Barnett

The first scholar to have set the sweep of British Naval history against the background of economic history

Michael Howard, Sunday Times

By far the best study that has ever been done on the subject . . . a sparkling and apt quotation on practically every page

Daniel A. Baugh, International History Review

The best single-volume study of Britain and her naval past now available to us

Jon Sumida, Journal of Modern History

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