First World War Naval history


‘Peace Throughout the Oceans and Seas of the World’: British Maritime Strategic Thought and International Organisation, 1892-1919

With Dr Louis Halewood, the Philip Nicholas Trust Lecturer in Maritime History, University of Plymouth

A Historical Association & University of Plymouth History department talk

In the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, British strategic thinkers confronted a shifting international order as new rivals emerged on the world’s oceans. While the theories of sea power developed by the likes of Julian Stafford Corbett remain familiar today, the ideas of Corbett and his contemporaries about collaboration between states are less well-known. This talk from Dr...

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