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Shipping and Military Power in the Seven Years WarThe Sails of Victory$
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David Syrett

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780859897860

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780859897860.0001.0001

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Shipping and Military Power in the Seven Years War

David Syrett

Liverpool University Press

This chapter explains that the British victory in the Seven Years' War was due to the kingdom's maritime strategic mobility. It argues that the naval power in the form of the Royal Navy was essential in maintaining maritime mobility, as it gave Britain the ability to eliminate the French navy while protecting the ships that transported the King's troops across the seas. It adds that besides naval power, Britain also relied on maritime commercial prosperity of the kingdom.

Keywords:   naval power, Seven Years' War, maritime strategic mobility, Royal Navy, Britain, maritime commercial prosperity

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