Arming the Royal Navy, 1793–1815: The Office of Ordnance and the State, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Arming the Royal Navy, 1793–1815

The Office of Ordnance and the State, 1st Edition

By Gareth Cole

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208 pages

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The Office of Ordnance has been ill-served by previous accounts of its role in arming the Royal Navy during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. Cole offers an in-depth examination of its organizational structure and demonstrates how the department responded to the pressures of war over an extended period of time.

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Warfare, Society and Culture

This series focuses on works which integrate analysis of military operations and combat into wider social and cultural analysis, and which examine warfare as more than a European phenomenon. It covers the period from the early modern era and its military revolution to the end of the twentieth century.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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HISTORY / General
HIS027150
HISTORY / Military / Naval