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Great Britain, International Law, and the Evolution of Maritime Strategic Thought, 1856–1914

Gabriela A. Frei

Abstract

The book addresses the interaction between international maritime law and maritime strategy in a historical context, arguing that both international law and maritime strategy are based on long-term state interests. Great Britain as the predominant sea power in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries shaped the relationship between international law and maritime strategy like no other power. The book explores how Great Britain used international maritime law as an instrument of foreign policy to protect its strategic and economic interests, and how maritime strategic thought evolved in par ... More

Keywords: Great Britain, British foreign policy, international maritime law, maritime strategy, state practice, neutrality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198859932
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198859932.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gabriela A. Frei, author
Early Career Fellow, TORCH, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities