The Transformation of British Naval Strategy

    The Transformation of British Naval Strategy

    Seapower and Supply in Northern Europe, 1808-1812

    James Davey

    Boydell 2012

    Hardback 247pp

    9781843837480   Product Code: 23137

    James Davey's study of the variety of roles performed by the British navy in the Baltic during the Napoleonic War is concerned with British strategy, naval policy and operations, set in wider political and economic contexts. In particular, it examines the problem of supply and shows how, between 1808 and 1812, sweeping administrative reforms established a highly effective logistical system which allowed the navy to conduct operations that would have been impossible 20 years earlier. No jacket.

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