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By Martin Robson

ISBN-10: 1780765452

ISBN-13: 9781780765457

The Seven Years conflict (1756-1763) was once the 1st worldwide clash and have become the main consider developing the British Empire. This ebook appears at Britain’s maritime strategic, operational and tactical luck (and failures), via a wide-ranging heritage of the Royal Navy’s position within the struggle. by way of the top of the battle in 1763 Britain was once under no circumstances a hegemonic energy, however it was once the single kingdom in a position to sustained international strength projection on a world scale. Key to Britain’s good fortune was once political and strategic path from London, throughout the battle making plans of Pitt the Elder and the profitable implementation of his rules by means of a stellar solid of naval and army leaders at an operational and tactical point. Martin Robson highlights the paintings of a few of the foremost protagonists within the Royal army, similar to Admiral Hawke whose appreciation of the broader strategic context at Quiberon Bay in 1759 determined the destiny of North the United States. Robson finally indicates that the production, containment and enlargement of the British Empire used to be made attainable by means of the workout of maritime energy throughout the Royal Navy

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