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The challenges of command [electronic resource] : the Royal Navy's executive branch officers, 1880-1919 / Robert L. Davison.

By: Davison, Robert L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies series: Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, U.K. ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xii, 288 p.).ISBN: 9781409419686 (electronic bk.); 1409419681 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Officers -- History -- 19th century | Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Officers -- History -- 20th century | Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 19th century | Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 20th century | Naval art and science -- Technological innovations -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Naval art and science -- Technological innovations -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Marine & Naval | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Military ScienceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Challenges of command.DDC classification: 359.3/32094109034 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Social change and the officer corps -- The nineteenth century officer corps -- Upright in prosperity and peril -- "Oh, these magicians and necromancers, they are ruining us" : engineers and sailors in conflict -- The reinvention of the officer corps -- History as a professional tool -- Journals and staffs : organizational change 1911-1914 -- "Auxillium ab alto" : the experience of war.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Social change and the officer corps -- The nineteenth century officer corps -- Upright in prosperity and peril -- "Oh, these magicians and necromancers, they are ruining us" : engineers and sailors in conflict -- The reinvention of the officer corps -- History as a professional tool -- Journals and staffs : organizational change 1911-1914 -- "Auxillium ab alto" : the experience of war.

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