By John McAleer,Christer Petley

This book
foregrounds the function of the Royal military in developing the British Atlantic in the
eighteenth century. It outlines the heavily entwined connections among the
nurturing of naval supremacy, the politics of business defense, and the
development of nationwide and imperial identities – the most important components in the
consolidation and transformation of the British Atlantic empire. The collection
brings jointly students engaged on elements of the Royal army and the British
Atlantic that allows you to achieve a greater realizing of the ways in which the Navy
protected, facilitated, and formed the British-Atlantic empire within the period of
war, revolution, counter-revolution, and upheaval among the start of the
Seven Years conflict and the top of the clash with Napoleonic France.
Contributions query the boundaries – conceptually and geographically – of that
Atlantic global, suggesting that, via contemplating the Royal army and the British
Atlantic jointly, we will achieve higher insights into Britain’s maritime
history.

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