The Victorian Empire and Britain's Maritime World, 1837-1901

The Sea and Global History
Author(s): 
Taylor, Miles
ISBN: 
9780230303881
Date published: 
October 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£50.00

A wide-ranging new survey of the role of the sea in Britain's global presence in the 19th century. Mostly at peace, but sometimes at war, Britain grew as a maritime empire in the Victorian era. This collection looks at British sea-power as a strategic, moral and cultural force.