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Pax Britannica : ruling the waves and keeping the peace before armageddon / Barry Gough.

Author/creator Gough, Barry M. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Descriptionxxx, 347 pages, 24 pages of plates ; 24 cm.
Series Britain and the world
Britain and the world. ^A1108468
Contents Defining pax Britannica -- Empire of the seas -- Anchors of empire -- Surveying the seas, expanding the empire of science -- Informal and formal empires in the Americas -- Challenges of Europe, the mediterranean, and the Black Sea -- Indian Ocean, Singapore and the China seas -- Imperial web in the South Pacific -- Send a gunboat! -- Anti-slaver: West Africa and the Americas -- Treaty making and Dhow Chasing in the Indian Ocean -- Darkening horizons -- The lion and the eagle -- Trident bearers: the navy as Britannia's instrument -- Recessional: end of pax Britannica and the American inheritance.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2014019988
ISBN0230354300 (alk. paper)

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