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  1. General Overviews 13 items
    You do not need to read these, but they offer a good starting point, particularly when starting assignments.
    1. The Royal Navy: a history since 1900 - Duncan Redford, Philip D. Grove 2014

      Book 

    2. Naval leadership and management, 1650-1950: essays in honour of Michael Duffy - Richard Harding, Helen Doe, Michael Duffy 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    3. Technology and naval combat in the twentieth century and beyond - Phillips Payson O'Brien, ebrary, Inc 2001 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    4. The habit of victory: the story of the Royal Navy 1545 to 1945 - Peter Hore, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) 2006

      Book 

    5. Strategy and the sea: essays in Honour of John B. Hattendorf - N. A. M. Rodger, ebrary, Inc 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    6. Some Principles of Maritime Strategy - Corbett, Julian Stafford, Sir, 1854-1922

      Book 

    7. Naval power in the twentieth century - N. A. M. Rodger 1996

      Book 

  2. BLOCK ONE - THE NINETEENTH CENTURY - 1815-1914 - Introduction 7 items
    Week one
    1. Compulsory Reading 2 items
      1. The Royal Navy since 1815: a new short history - Eric Grove 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 2

    2. Further Reading 5 items
      You do not need to read these for the seminar, but they will be of use should you wish to do an assignment on this subject.
      1. Wisdom and war: the Royal Naval College Greenwich 1873-1998 - Harry W. Dickinson 2012

        Book 

      2. British naval aviation: the first 100 years - Tim Benbow, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  3. BLOCK ONE - THE NINETEENTH CENTURY - 1815-1914 - From sail to steam 32 items
    Week two
    1. Compulsory Reading 4 items
      Please read at least two of these
      1. The Fear of Invasion - David G. Morgan-Owen 20/07/2017

        Book  Chapter 1 The Command of the Sea

    2. Further Reading 28 items
      You do not need to read these for the seminar, but they will be of use should you wish to do an assignment on this subject.
      1. The making of the modern admiralty: British naval policy-making, 1805-1927 - C. I. Hamilton, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 6

      2. The Oxford history of the British Empire: Volume III: The nineteenth century - A. N. Porter, William Roger Louis, ebrary, Inc 1999 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 12

      3. Technical change and British Naval policy, 1860-1939 - Bryan Ranft c1977

        Book 

      4. Anglo-French naval rivalry, 1840-1870 - C. I. Hamilton 1993

        Book 

      5. War at sea in the ironclad age - J. R. Hill 2006

        Book 

      6. Strategy and war planning in the British Navy, 1887-1918 - Shawn T. Grimes 2012

        Book 

      7. The Crimean War - Andrew D. Lambert 2011

        Book 

  4. BLOCK ONE - THE NINETEENTH CENTURY - 1815-1914 - The Empire and The Sailor 23 items
    Week three
    1. Compulsory Reading 4 items
      Please read at least two of these
      1. A history of the Royal Navy: empire and imperialism - Daniel Owen Spence, National Museum of the Royal Navy (Great Britain) 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 3

      2. Race and imperial defence in the British world, 1870-1914 - John C. Mitcham 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 5

    2. Further Reading 19 items
      You do not need to read these for the seminar, but they will be of use should you wish to do an assignment on this subject.
      1. Sweet water and bitter: the ships that stopped the slave trade - Siân Rees, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 18

      2. Tides of history: ocean science and Her Majesty's Navy - Michael S. Reidy, ebrary, Inc 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. Far-flung lines: essays on imperial defence in honour of Donald Mackenzie Schurman - Greg Kennedy, Keith Neilson, D. M. Schurman 1997 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      4. Indian Ocean slavery in the age of abolition - Robert W. Harms, Bernard K. Freamon, David W. Blight 2013

        Book 

  5. BLOCK ONE - THE NINETEENTH CENTURY - 1815-1914 - Anglo German rivalry 22 items
    Week four
    1. Compulsory Reading 4 items
      Please read at least two of these
    2. Further Reading 18 items
      You do not need to read these for the seminar, but they will be of use should you wish to do an assignment on this subject.
      1. Sir John Fisher's naval revolution - Nicholas A. Lambert 1999

        Book 

  6. BLOCK TWO - THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND INTER-WAR NAVY - 1914-1939 - The Great War at Sea 12 items
    Week five
    1. Compulsory Reading 3 items
      1. The War at sea - Louise Bruton 29/01/2014

        Article 

      2. World War I - Mike Farquharson-Roberts 2014

        Book  Chapter 8

      3. The Royal Navy: a history since 1900 - Duncan Redford, Philip D. Grove 2014

        Book  Chapter 3

    2. Further Reading 9 items
      You do not need to read these for the seminar, but they will be of use should you wish to do an assignment on this subject.
      1. The Royal Navy and anti-submarine warfare, 1917-49 - Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones, ProQuest (Firm) 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. The Royal Navy and anti-submarine warfare, 1917-49 - Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones 2014

        Book 

  7. BLOCK TWO - THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND INTER-WAR NAVY - 1914-1939 - Total war and the Royal Navy 15 items
    Week six
    1. Compulsory Reading 4 items
      Please read at least two of these
      1. The Treatment of Casualties From the Syndey-Emden Action - Michael Dowsett

        Chapter 

      2. Planning Armageddon - Lambert, Nicholas A. 2012

        Book  Conclusions

    2. Further Reading 11 items
      You do not need to read these for the seminar, but they will be of use should you wish to do an assignment on this subject.
      1. World War I - Mike Farquharson-Roberts 2014

        Book 

      2. The Great War at sea: a naval atlas 1914-1919 - Marcus Faulkner, Andrew Lambert, Peter Wilkinson 2015

        Book 

      3. Clash of fleets: naval battles of the Great War, 1914-18 - Vincent P. O'Hara, Leonard R. Heinz 2017

        Book 

  8. BLOCK TWO - THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND INTER-WAR NAVY - 1914-1939 – Jutland and Blockade 14 items
    Week seven
    1. Compulsory Reading 4 items
      1. The Battle of Jutland - John Brooks 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book  11 An unpalatable result

      2. 36 hours: Jutland 1916 the battle that won the war - Matthew Sheldon, National Museum of the Royal Navy (Great Britain), Imperial War Museums (Great Britain) 2016

        Book 

    2. Further Reading 10 items
      You do not need to read these for the seminar, but they will be of use should you wish to do an assignment on this subject.
      1. Naval battles of the First World War - Geoffrey Bennett 2001

        Book 

      2. The Battle of Jutland - John Brooks 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  9. Session 15 and 16 - The interwar period 15 items
    Week eight
    1. Compulsory Reading 3 items
      Please read at least two of these
      1. The Royal Navy, seapower and strategy between the wars - Christopher M. Bell, ebrary, Inc 2000 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 1

      2. Colonial naval culture and British imperialism, 1922-67 - Daniel Owen Spence 2015

        Book  Chapter 1

    2. Further Reading 12 items
      Session 15 and 16 - The interwar period
      1. The Royal Navy and Nazi Germany, 1933-39: a study in appeasement and the origins of the Second World War - Joseph A. Maiolo, King's College, London 1998

        Book 

      2. The Royal Navy, seapower and strategy between the wars - Christopher M. Bell, ebrary, Inc 2000 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. The Royal Navy, seapower and strategy between the wars - Christopher M. Bell 2000

        Book 

      4. At the crossroads between peace and war: the London Naval Conference in 1930 - John H. Maurer, Christopher M. Bell 2013

        Book 

  10. BLOCK THREE - THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND POST COLONIAL NAVY - 1939-1960 - Force Z to Operation Neptune 20 items
    Week nine
    1. Compulsory Reading 2 items
    2. Further Reading 18 items
      You do not need to read these for the seminar, but they will be of use should you wish to do an assignment on this subject.
      1. British naval aviation in World War II: the US Navy and Anglo-American relations - Gilbert S. Guinn, G. H. Bennett, ebrary, Inc 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. In passage perilous: Malta and the convoy battles of June 1942 - Vincent P. O'Hara, ebrary, Inc 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. The Royal Navy and the Battle of Britain - Anthony J. Cumming 2010

        Book 

      4. Churchill and sea power - Christopher M. Bell, ProQuest (Firm) 2012, c2013 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      5. Churchill and seapower - Christopher M. Bell 2013

        Book 

      6. The war at sea, 1939-1945 - S. W. Roskill 1976

        Book 

      7. War at sea: a naval atlas 1939-1945 - Marcus Faulkner, Peter Wilkinson 2012

        Book 

  11. BLOCK THREE - THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND POST COLONIAL NAVY - 1939-1960 - Experiencing the Second World War 9 items
    Week ten Session 19
    1. Compulsory Reading 5 items
      Please read at least two of these
      1. The naval war film: genre, history, national cinema - Jonathan Rayner, ebrary, Inc 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 1

    2. Further Reading 4 items
      You do not need to read these for the seminar, but they will be of use should you wish to do an assignment on this subject.
      1. Sober men and true: sailor lives in the Royal Navy, 1900-1945 - Christopher McKee 2002

        Book 

      2. Hostilities only: training the wartime Royal Navy - Brian Lavery 2004

        Book 

  12. BLOCK THREE - THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND POST COLONIAL NAVY - 1939-1960 - The emergent Cold War 15 items
    Week eleven
    1. Compulsory Reading 5 items
    2. Further Reading 10 items
      You do not need to read these for the seminar, but they will be of use should you wish to do an assignment on this subject.
      1. The British Pacific Fleet experience and legacy, 1944-50 - Jon Robb-Webb, ebrary, Inc 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. The silent deep: the Royal Navy Submarine Service since 1945 - Peter Hennessy, James Jinks 2016

        Book