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Published by Palgrave, in association with Kings College, London in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mauritius,
  • Indian Ocean Region,
  • Mauritius.,
  • Indian Ocean Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Royal Navy,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Mauritius,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Indian Ocean Region,
    • Decolonization -- Mauritius,
    • Mauritius -- History, Military -- 20th century,
    • Mauritius -- History, Naval -- 20th century,
    • Mauritius -- Strategic aspects,
    • Indian Ocean Region -- Strategic aspects

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-235) and index.

      StatementAshley Jackson.
      SeriesStudies in military and strategic history, Studies in military and strategic history (Palgrave (Firm))
      ContributionsKing"s College (London, England)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT469.M47 J33 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 241 p. ;
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3943441M
      ISBN 100333968409
      LC Control Number2001024551


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By examining Mauritius and the Indian Ocean, this unique synthesis of imperial and naval/military history, reveals the depths of colonial involvement in the Second World War and the role of colonies in British strategic planning from the eighteenth century.

In the century of total war, the British Empire was fully mobilized. War and empire in Mauritius and the Indian Ocean. [Ashley Jackson; King's College London.] Introduction: War and Empire. Mauritius, the Indian Ocean and the Second World War Mauritius and the Indian Ocean in Imperial Wars and Imperial Strategy: from the Eighteenth Century of the Interwar Years.

By examining Mauritius and the Indian Ocean, this unique synthesis of imperial and naval/military history, reveals the depths of colonial involvement in the Second World War and the role of colonies in British strategic planning from the eighteenth century.

In the century of total war, the British Empire was fully by: 5. [Access article in PDF] War and Empire in Mauritius and the Indian Ocean. By Ashley Jackson. New York: Palgrave, ISBN Notes.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xiv, pages) Contents: Acknowledgements --Abbreviations --Leading Characters --Introduction: War and Empire; Mauritius, the Indian Ocean, and the Second World War --Mauritius and the Indian Ocean in Imperial Wars and Imperial Strategy from the.

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