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Geopolitical constructs : the Mulberry Harbours, World War Two, and the making of a militarized transatlantic / Colin Flint.

Author:
Flint, Colin, 1965- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
xii, 213 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-199) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: the Mulberry Harbours and ways to think about war -- Geopolitical constructs: understanding global geopolitical change -- The scope of the Mulberry Harbour project: demanded by strategy, made by committee -- Bureaucratic constructs: "Millions spent on a plan which had not been approved" -- Good geopolitical constructs: "Did we, sir, do well?" -- The business of making the Mulberry Harbours: "War may be an intensification in the development of our lives? -- Making places: "You are probably aware that a scheme has been prepared" -- Making regions: from "bridge" to "unsinkable aircraft carrier" -- Conclusion: the legacies of geopolitical constructs.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Mulberry Harbours, World War Two, and the making of a militarized transatlantic
ISBN:
  • 9781442266674 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
  • 1442266678 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
LCCN:
2016018579
OCLC:
951017880
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