History: Military & Naval History

  • The Rodney Papers: Volume II: 1763-1780: Selections from the Correspondence of Admiral Lord Rodney book cover

    The Rodney Papers

    Volume II: 1763-1780: Selections from the Correspondence of Admiral Lord Rodney, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Syrett

    This, the second of three volumes of the correspondence of George Brydges Rodney, covers the admiral's life from the end of the Seven Years War in 1763 until August 1780. This was perhaps his most eventful, extraordinary and controversial period; from being a successful admiral, a member of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • The Submarine Service, 1900–1918 book cover

    The Submarine Service, 1900–1918

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Lambert

    The year 2001 marks the centenary of the Royal Navy's submarine service. In the aftermath of the 2016 celebrations of the Battle of Jutland centenary, it is worth considering how the First World War at sea changed. This volume opens with an examination of the background to the Board of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • The Somerville Papers: Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Somerville, GCB, GBE, DSO book cover

    The Somerville Papers

    Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Somerville, GCB, GBE, DSO, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Simpson

    Sir James Somerville (1882-1949) was one of the great influences on the 20th-century navy, both as a commander of fleets and a pioneer of radio and radar. The Admiral's extensive correspondence, diaries and reports are deposited in the Churchill Archives Centre at Cambridge. These edited…

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    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Naval Courts Martial, 1793-1815 book cover

    Naval Courts Martial, 1793-1815

    1st Edition

    By John D. Byrn

    This collection of naval court martial transcripts and related documents from the time of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars contributes not only to our understanding of military jurisprudence in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries but also to our knowledge of Georgian and…

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    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Letters and Papers of Professor Sir John Knox Laughton, 1830-1915 book cover

    Letters and Papers of Professor Sir John Knox Laughton, 1830-1915

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew D. Lambert

    John Knox Laughton created modern naval history to harmonise the adacemic standards of the new English historical profession with the strategic and doctrinal needs of the contemporary Royal Navy. His correspondents included major figures in both the historical and the naval professions: Alfred T.…

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    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Holocaust Studies: Critical Reflections book cover

    Holocaust Studies

    Critical Reflections, 1st Edition

    By Steven T. Katz

    The great majority of Holocaust scholarship concentrates heavily, if not almost completely, on the Final Solution from the German side. The distinctive feature of this book, both individually and as a collection, is its concentration on the Holocaust from a Judeo-centric point of view. The present…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Piracy in the Levant: 1827-8 book cover

    Piracy in the Levant

    1827-8, 1st Edition

    By C.G. Pitcair

    A selection from the papers of the commander in chief of the Mediterranean station, Sir Edward Codrington, which shows the British government’s determined policy following on from the bombardment of Algiers to try to end attacks on trade in that sea. The target on this occasion was ‘privateers’…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • The Private Papers of John, Earl of Sandwich: 1771-1782, Vol. III book cover

    The Private Papers of John, Earl of Sandwich

    1771-1782, Vol. III, 1st Edition

    By G.R. Barnes, J.H. Owen

    The Fourth Earl of Sandwich was First Lord of the Admiralty (for the third time in his long career) from 1771 to 1782. Blamed by the Whig opposition for many of the disasters of the American War, he was additionally loaded by 19th-century Whig historians with the false image of a corrupt libertine.…

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  • The Private Papers of John, Earl of Sandwich: 1771-1782, Vol. IV book cover

    The Private Papers of John, Earl of Sandwich

    1771-1782, Vol. IV, 1st Edition

    By G.R. Barnes, J.H. Owen

    The Fourth Earl of Sandwich was First Lord of the Admiralty (for the third time in his long career) from 1771 to 1782. Blamed by the Whig opposition for many of the disasters of the American War, he was additionally loaded by 19th-century Whig historians with the false image of a corrupt libertine.…

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  • The Barrington Papers: Vol. I book cover

    The Barrington Papers

    Vol. I, 1st Edition

    By D. Bonner-Smith

    Samuel Barrington (1729-1800), a son of the first Viscount Barrington, entered the Royal Navy in 1740. He was posted in 1747 and eventually was promoted to Admiral in 1787. Papers in the possession of Barrington’s collateral descendants form these two volumes and cover his naval career. They…

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  • The Papers of Admiral Sir John Fisher: Vol. II book cover

    The Papers of Admiral Sir John Fisher

    Vol. II, 1st Edition

    By P.K. Kemp

    This collection of documents is restricted to official papers written by (or at the instigation of) Admiral Sir John Fisher, first Baron Fisher (1841-1920) in his capacity as First Sea Lord 1904-1910. Fisher was convinced of the inevitability of war with Germany. All his volcanic energy was…

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  • State Papers relating to the Defeat of The Spanish Armada: 1588, Vol. I book cover

    State Papers relating to the Defeat of The Spanish Armada

    1588, Vol. I, 1st Edition

    By Sir John Knox Laughton

    These are chiefly ‘State Papers’ in the narrow sense of records of the English Secretary of State, but include other English government documents from the Public Record Office and the British Museum.  Vol I covers December 1587 to July 1588. On 19 May 1588 the Spanish Armada set sail from…

    Paperback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

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