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  1. General Works 18 items
    1. The wooden world: an anatomy of the Georgian navy - N. A. M. Rodger 1988

      Book Essential

    2. The command of the ocean: a naval history of Britain : Volume 2, 1649-1815 - N. A. M. Rodger 2004

      Book Essential The standard work on the eighteenth-century navy, and an essential work of reference. Published in paperback, so not expensive to buy, and if you are buying just one book for this module then this is the one to go for.

    3. The evolution of the sailing navy, 1509-1815 - Richard Harding 1995

      Book Background

    4. Seapower and naval warfare, 1650-1830 - Richard Harding 1999

      Book Recommended

    5. Modern naval history: debates and prospects - Richard Harding 2015

      Book 

    6. War at sea in the age of sail, 1650-1850 - Andrew D. Lambert 2000

      Book 

    7. The Oxford illustrated history of the Royal Navy - J.R. Hill, Bryan Ranft 1995

      Book 

    8. The pursuit of glory: Europe, 1648-1815 - T. C. W. Blanning 2008

      Book  Excellent for background.

    9. The eighteenth century: Europe 1688-1815 - T. C. W. Blanning 2000

      Book 

    10. Sovereign of the seas: the story of British sea power - David Armine Howarth 1974

      Book 

    11. Exceptionalism and industrialisation: Britain and its European rivals, 1688-1815 - Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Patrick O'Brien 2004

      Book  Please read chapter 11, Baugh, Daniel, 'Naval power: what gave the British naval superiority?', pp. 235-257.

  2. War and Peace 1688-1763 35 items
    1. The French Navy and the Seven Years' War - Jonathan R. Dull c2005

      Book 

    2. The navy in the war of William III,1689-1697 - John Patrick William Ehrman 1953

      Book 

    3. The Seven Years War in Europe, 1756-1763 - Franz A. J. Szabo 2008

      Book 

    4. England in the Seven Years' War - Julian Stafford Corbett 1992

      Book 

    5. The War of the Austrian Succession, 1740-1748 - Matthew Smith Anderson 1995

      Book 

    6. War and trade in eighteenth-century Newfoundland - Olaf Uwe Janzen, International Maritime Economic History Association 2013

      Book 

    7. The Origins of the Seven Years' War - Patrice Louis-René Higonnet 1968

      Article 

    8. The wars of Louis XIV, 1667-1714 - John A. Lynn 1999

      Book 

    9. The Anglo-Dutch wars of the seventeenth century, 1652-1674 - C. R. Boxer, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) 1974

      Book 

    10. Corsairs and navies, 1660-1760 - J. S. Bromley 1987

      Book 

    11. The Anglo-Dutch naval wars, 1652-1674 - D.R. Hainsworth, Christine Churches 1998

      Book 

    12. The Anglo-Dutch wars of the seventeenth century, 1652-1674 - C. R. Boxer, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) 1974

      Book 

    13. Pepys's navy: ships, men & warfare, 1649-1689 - J. D. Davies 2008

      Book 

    14. Britain's colonial wars, 1688-1783 - Bruce Lenman 2001

      Book 

  3. War and Peace 1763-1815 36 items
    Studies of individual conflicts, and of individual naval operations and fields of activity.
    1. In Nelson's wake: the Navy and the Napoleonic Wars - James Davey, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. The British armed nation, 1793-1815 - J.E. Cookson 1997

      Book 

    3. British Strategy in the Napoleonic War, 1803-15 - Christopher D. Hall 1992

      Book 

    4. Britain and Wellington?s Army: Recruitment, Society and Tradition, 1807?15 - Kevin Linch, SpringerLink (Online service) 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    5. War in the eastern seas, 1793-1815 - Cyril Northcote Parkinson 1954

      Book 

    6. The Royal Navy in the War of American Independence - Gerald Sandford Graham, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) 1976

      Book 

    7. The French Revolutionary Wars, 1787-1802 - T. C. W. Blanning 1996

      Book 

    8. Europe under Napoleon, 1799-1815 - Michael Broers 1996

      Book 

    9. The wars of Napoleon - Charles J. Esdaile 1995

      Book 

    10. The transformation of European politics, 1763-1848 - Paul W. Schroeder 1994

      Book 

    11. The French war on trade: privateering, 1793-1815 - Patrick Crowhurst 1989

      Book 

    12. The Royal Navy in American waters, 1775-1783 - David Syrett c1989

      Book 

    13. The Royal Navy in the War of American Independence - Gerald Sandford Graham, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) 1976

      Book 

    14. War for America: the fight for independence, 1775-1783 - Jeremy Black 1998

      Book 

  4. Warfare, Money and the State 34 items
    1. Britons: forging the nation 1707 - 1837 - Linda Colley 1992

      Book 

    2. Exceptionalism and industrialisation: Britain and its European rivals, 1688-1815 - Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Patrick O'Brien 2004

      Book 

    3. The British way in warfare, 1688-2000 - David French 1990

      Book 

    4. Mobilising resources for war: Britain and Spain at work during the early Modern Period - H. V. Bowen, Agustín González Enciso 2006

      Book 

    5. War and British society, 1688-1815 - H. V. Bowen 1998

      Book 

    6. Kings of the sea: Charles II, James II and the Royal Navy - J. D. Davies 2017

      Book 

  5. Warfare and Strategy: General/Theoretical Studies 32 items
    1. Parameters of British naval power, 1650-1850 - Michael Duffy 1992

      Book 

    2. The British way in warfare, 1688-2000 - David French 1990

      Book 

    3. European warfare 1453-1815 - Jeremy Black 1999

      Book 

    4. Naval wars in the Baltic, 1522-1850 - Roger Charles Anderson 1969

      Book 

    5. National policy and naval strength - Herbert W. Richmond 1928

      Book 

    6. Britain and the British seas - Halford John Mackinder 1925

      Book 

    7. Naval blockades in peace and war: an economic history since 1750 - Lance Edwin Davis, Stanley L. Engerman 2006

      Book 

    8. The rise of the great powers, 1648-1815 - Derek McKay, H. M. Scott 1983

      Book 

    9. Naval power - Jeremy Black c2009

      Book 

    10. Naval warfare in the age of sail: the evolution of fighting tactics, 1650-1815 - Brian Tunstall, 1944- Tracy, Nicholas 1990

      Book 

    11. The Royal Navy and the British Atlantic World, c. 1750-1820 - John McAleer, Christer Petley 2016

      Book  See Chapter- ‘Another Look at the Navigation Acts and the Coming of the American Revolution' by Stephen Conway

    12. The social history of English seamen, 1650-1815 - Cheryl A. Fury 2017

      Book  Please see Chapter- The Development of Sea Power, 1649-1815 by Jeremy Black

    13. European warfare 1660-1815 - Jeremy Black 1994

      Book 

    14. Pirates and privateers: new perspectives on the war on trade in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries - David J. Starkey, E. S. van Eyck van Heslinga, J. A. de Moor 1997

      Book 

    15. Strategy and the sea: essays in honour of John B. Hattendorf - John B. Hattendorf 2016

      Book 

  6. Merchants and the Maritime Economy 27 items
    1. The Industrial Revolution and British overseas trade - Ralph Davis 1979

      Book 

    2. Sustaining the fleet, 1793-1815: war, the British Navy and the contractor state - R. J. B. Knight, Martin Howard Wilcox 2010

      Book 

    3. The social history of English seamen, 1650-1815 - Cheryl A. Fury 2017

      Book  Please see Chapter - Private Enterprise, Public Policy and the Development of Britain's Seafaring Workforce, 1650-1815 by David Starkey

    4. Overseas Trade and the Decline of Privateering - Henning Hillmann and Christina Gathmann 2011

      Article 

  7. Shipbuilding and the Royal Dockyards 17 items
    1. The Royal Dockyards, 1690-1850: architecture and engineering works of the sailing navy - Jonathan George Coad, Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England) 1989

      Book 

    2. Shipbuilders of the Thames and Medway - Philip Banbury 1971

      Book 

    3. A shipbuilding history, 1750-1932 - Stephen Alexander & Sons, Ltd 1932

      Book 

    4. Shipbuilding in the United Kingdom in the nineteenth century: a regional approach - Simon P. Ville, International Maritime Economic History Association 1993

      Book 

    5. The Gibsons a shipbuilding family of the 18th and 19th centuries - Arthur G. Credland 2006

      Book 

    6. The rise & fall of British shipbuilding - Anthony Burton 1994

      Book 

    7. Shipbuilders of the Thames and Medway - Philip Banbury 1971

      Book 

  8. Naval Administration 13 items
    1. The British Navy and the state in the eighteenth century - Clive Wilkinson, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) c2004

      Book 

    2. Naval Administration, 1715-1750 - Daniel A. Baugh 1977

      Book Background

    3. The crisis in naval ordnance - H. A. Baker, P. G. W. Annis, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) 1983

      Book 

    4. The administration of the Royal Navy from 1660 to 1673 - Andrew Turnbull, University of Hull 1974

      Book 

  9. Seafarers, Naval Manning and Shipboard Life 36 items
    1. War, nationalism, and the British sailor, 1750-1850 - Isaac Land c2009

      Book 

    2. Shipboard life and organisation, 1731-1815 - Brian Lavery 1998

      Book 

    3. The manning of the British Navy during the Seven Years' War - 1937-1974 Gradish, Stephen F., Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) 1980

      Book 

    4. Tars: the men who made Britain rule the waves - Tim Clayton 2008

      Book 

    5. Life in Nelson's Navy - Dudley Pope 1997

      Book 

    6. The press gang: naval impressment and its opponents in Georgian Britain - Nicholas Rogers 2007

      Book 

    7. The press gang afloat and ashore - J.R. Hutchinson 1913

      Book 

    8. Royal tars: the lower deck of the Royal Navy, 875-1850 - Brian Lavery 2010

      Book 

    9. Manning the Royal Navy in Bristol: liberty, impressment and the state, 1739-1815 - Nicholas Rogers, Bristol Record Society 2014

      Book 

    10. Mariners and markets - Charles P. Kindleberger 1992

      Book 

    11. Jack Tar: life in Nelson's navy - Roy Adkins, Lesley Adkins 2008

      Book 

    12. Jack Tar in history: essays in the history of maritime life and labour - Colin D. Howell, Richard J. Twomey 1991

      Book 

  10. Imperial Expansion 18 items
    1. The Oxford history of the British Empire - William Roger Louis, Nicholas P. Canny, P. J. Marshall, Andrew N. Porter c1999

      Book 

    2. The business of empire: the East India Company and imperial Britain, 1756-1833 - H. V. Bowen c2006

      Book 

    3. A concise history of the British empire - Gerald Sandford Graham 1970

      Book 

    4. The worlds of the East India Company - H. V. Bowen, Margarette Lincoln, Nigel Rigby 2004

      Book 

  11. Representations 11 items
    1. Nelson, navy & nation: the Royal Navy & the British people 1688-1815 - Quintin Colville, James Davey, N. A. M. Rodger, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) 2013

      Book 

    2. Britons: forging the nation, 1707-1837 - Linda Colley 2012

      Book 

    3. Walpole and the Whig supremacy - H. T. Dickinson 1973

      Book 

  12. Biographies 14 items
    Biographies of individuals, especially naval commanders but also significant administrators and politicians. Also includes more general works on leadership and command.
    1. The younger Pitt - John Ehrman 1984-1996

      Book 

    2. William Pitt the Younger - William Hague 2005

      Book 

    3. Naval leadership in the Atlantic world: the age of reform and revolution, 1700-1850 - Richard Harding, Agustín Guimerá Ravina 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    4. At 12 Mr Byng Was Shot 2002

      Book 

    5. Man of war: Sir Robert Holmes and the Restoration navy - Richard Lawrence Ollard 2001

      Book 

  13. After 1815: Peace and Laissez-Faire 8 items
    1. The Royal Navy since 1815: a new short history - Eric Grove 2005

      Book 

    2. Naval warfare, 1815-1914 - Lawrence Sondhaus c2001

      Book 

  14. Set Readings 15 items
    1. Sustaining the fleet, 1793-1815: war, the British Navy and the contractor state - R. J. B. Knight, Martin Howard Wilcox 2010

      Book  Please read chapter 2, 'The Victualling Board and its Contractors'.

    2. Britain's oceanic empire : Atlantic and Indian Ocean worlds, c.1550-1850 - H. V. Bowen 2015

      Book  Please see Chapter - Britain in the Indican Ocean Region and Beyond: Contours, Connections and the Creation of a Global Maritime Empire by H.V.Bowen

  15. The British Navy and the state in the eighteenth century - Clive Wilkinson, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) c2004

    Book  Chapter 2: Government and the Navy. pp.12-34