Battleship Diplomacy in South America: 1905-1925

  title={Battleship Diplomacy in South America: 1905-1925},
  author={Seward W. Livermore},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={31 - 48}
^_HE decade before the outbreak of | the war of I9I4 witnessed an ex1 traordinary expansion of naval armament among nations hitherto not involved in the perennial struggle for the mastery of the sea. The mania for building dreadnoughts, which gripped the great powers in I906 after the introduction of that type by England, spread quickly to the Balkan countries and to South America. Within a few years the three great Latin-American republicsArgentina, Brazil, and Chilc were engaged in a furious… 
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