A Revolution in Naval Affairs? Technology, Strategy and British Naval Policy in the ‘Fisher Era’

  title={A Revolution in Naval Affairs? Technology, Strategy and British Naval Policy in the ‘Fisher Era’},
  author={David Morgan-Owen},
  journal={Journal of Strategic Studies},
  pages={944 - 965}
Abstract This article examines the applicability of the concept of ‘revolutions’ in warfare to the study of pre-First World War British naval history. It argues that by attaching an overt degree of importance to the role of technological change in affecting transformations in contemporary views of war-fighting, historians have overlooked many aspects of Admiralty policy that can be better understood in terms of continuity, rather than ‘revolution’. 
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