The Renaissance of Pre-First World War Naval History

  title={The Renaissance of Pre-First World War Naval History},
  author={Matthew S. Seligmann},
  journal={Journal of Strategic Studies},
  pages={454 - 479}
  • Matthew S. Seligmann
  • Published 2013
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Strategic Studies
  • Not long ago naval history was languishing in something of a rut. Perceived, in academic circles at least, as an old-fashioned, largely technical and thoroughly unimaginative narrative-based sub-genre with little to contribute to the methodological range or intellectual depth of an historical profession that had imbibed the heady new thinking of the cultural turn and post-modernism, it had become extremely unfashionable. In recent years, however, owing to the pioneering ideas and painstaking… CONTINUE READING
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