Far-flung Lines: Essays on Imperial Defence in Honour of Donald Mackenzie Schurman

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Psychology Press, 1997 - History - 228 pages
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These studies show how the British Empire used its maritime supremacy to construct and maintain a worldwide defence for its imperial interests. They rebut the idea that British defence policy in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was primarily concerned with the balance of power in Europe.

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Editors Andrew Dorman and Greg Kennedy lecture at the Joint Services Command Staff College, attached to King??'s College, University of London. Dr. Dorman??'s previous books include "Military Intervention: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Humanitarian Intervention" (with Thomas G. Otte). Dr. Kennedy??'s works include "Incidents and International Relations: People, Power and Politics", edited with Keith Neilson. Contributors are Thomas G. Otte (University of the West of England), Keith Neilson (Royal Military College of Canada), Martin Thomas (University of Exeter), Stuart Griffin (King's College), Richard Lock-Pullan (King??'s College), and Lawrence Freedman (King??'s College).

Keith Neilson is Professor of History at the Royal Military College of Canada, Ontario. His previous publications include Britain and the Last Tsar. The Russian Factor in British Policy, 1894 1917 (1995) and, with Zara Steiner, Britain and the Origins of the First World War (2003).

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