Cruisers and Battle Cruisers: An Illustrated History of Their Impact (Google eBook)

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ABC-CLIO, Jan 1, 2004 - History - 283 pages
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This is an exploration of the technological evolution and social history of cruisers, describing their many uses in war and peace. The book covers the most significant cruiser and battle cruiser designs, providing details such as hull dimensions, armour, armament and means of propulsion.
  

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Precedents to the Cruiser
1
Chapter 2 The Development of the Cruiser 18601905
25
Chapter 3 Cruisers 19051939
71
Chapter 4 Cruisers 19392004
121
Individual Cruiser and Battle Cruiser Models
167
Glossary
251
Selected Bibliography
255
Index
271
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