Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2018

256 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781786940667

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Planning and Profits

British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

Christopher Miller

Liverpool University Press

Research in Maritime History LUP

  • First book of its kind to combine business, political and naval sources together
  • First book to study detailed defence planning in tandem with the impact of those planning from a business perspective
  • Presents new research and evidence on cartels and cabals within business and the state during disarmament and rearmament
  • Reassesses claims of both British 'weakness' before WW2, and notions of a 'British Warfare State'