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Handelskrieg gegen England: German Plans to Attack British Commerce in an Anglo-German War

Matthew S. Seligmann

in The Royal Navy and the German Threat, 1901-1914: Admiralty Plans to Protect British Trade in a War Against Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199574032
eISBN:
9780191741432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574032.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

It is generally assumed that, because Admiral Tirpitz oversaw the building of a fleet of battleships rather than cruisers, the German navy was so permeated by the dogma of decisive battle that, in ... More


The Anglo-German Naval Race, 1898–1914

Matthew S. Seligmann

in Arms Races in International Politics: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198735267
eISBN:
9780191799471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735267.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter looks at the dynamics of the Anglo-German naval race focusing in particular on the impact of continuous technological development and its natural concomitant ever-rising costs. It ... More


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