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The Foundations of Naval History. John Knox Laughton, the Royal Navy and the Historic Profession

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London Chatham 1st edition 1998, 256pp b&w plates. Book and dustwrapper. Fine

Laughton began as a shipboard naval Instructor and saw action in the Baltic in 1855 and in the Second China War. He then moved to the Royal Naval COllege Portsmough and later Kings College London. Based on contemporary documents, he began the develpment of scientific naval history. This book examines the development of naval history from what was little more than 'romantic fiction' to rigorous modern scholarship through Laughton's career, who created the discipline as the basis of naval education and the development of strategic and tactical doctrine for the Royal Navy

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Author(s):
Lambert Andrew
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1861760868
ISBN-13:
9781861760869
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Chatham

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London Chatham 1st edition 1998, 256pp b&w plates. Book and dustwrapper. Fine

Laughton began as a shipboard naval Instructor and saw action in the Baltic in 1855 and in the Second China War. He then moved to the Royal Naval COllege Portsmough and later Kings College London. Based on contemporary documents, he began the develpment of scientific naval history. This book examines the development of naval history from what was little more than 'romantic fiction' to rigorous modern scholarship through Laughton's career, who created the discipline as the basis of naval education and the development of strategic and tactical doctrine for the Royal Navy

Author(s):
Lambert Andrew
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1861760868
ISBN-13:
9781861760869
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Chatham

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