Pax Britannica

Ruling the Waves and Keeping the Peace before Armageddon

  • Authors
  • Barry Gough

Part of the Britain and the World book series (BAW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Barry Gough
    Pages 1-18
  3. Barry Gough
    Pages 19-35
  4. Barry Gough
    Pages 36-51
  5. Barry Gough
    Pages 136-150
  6. Barry Gough
    Pages 151-164
  7. Barry Gough
    Pages 165-188
  8. Barry Gough
    Pages 214-232
  9. Barry Gough
    Pages 233-245
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 286-347

About this book


This book by world-expert Barry Gough examines the period of Pax Britannica , in the century before World War I. Following events of those 100 years, the book follows how the British failed to maintain their global hegemony of sea power in the face of continental challenges.


15th century America China empire Enzo Paci Europe event India Indian peace

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34634-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31315-7
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