A Military Transformed? Table of Contents

Moving on from the synopsis, here is the table of contents for our forthcoming book.

I am sure you will agree there are some interesting topics being explored in the book.Of course in the final book title may be modified but not much.

I will soon start posting the abstracts for each of the chapters, and I hope people will offer their thoughts and comments.

Introduction – Stuart Mitchell & Michael LoCicero (University of Birmingham)

  1. Andrew Limm (University of Birmingham) ‘The British Army, 1795-1815: An Army Transformed?’
  2. Peter Randall (University of Reading) ‘The Influence of the Napoleonic Wars upon the British Military, 1815-1854’
  3. Andrew Duncan (University of Birmingham) ‘Innovation and Transformation in the British Army Medical Services 1854-1914: Resistance and Reform’
  4. Richard Dunley (King’s College London) ‘“The Most Resistless and Revolutionary Weapon of Naval Warfare that has Ever Been Introduced”: The Royal Navy and the Whitehead Torpedo 1870-1900’
  5. Dr Spencer Jones (University of Wolverhampton) ‘The Thin Khaki Line:  The Evolution of Infantry Attack Formations in the British Army 1899-1914’
  6. Dr Peter Grant (Cass Business School, City University) ‘Learning to Manage the Army: The Army Administration Course at the London School of Economics
  7. Martin Gibson (University of Glasgow) ‘The Royal Navy’s Adoption of Oil Before the First World War’
  8. James Pugh (University of Birmingham) ‘Naval Wing Good, Military Wing Bad? An Orwellian inspired analysis of British Aviation Doctrine, 1912-1914’
  9. Aimeé Fox-Godden (University of Birmingham) ‘“Hopeless Inefficiency”? The Operational Performance and Transformation of Brigade Staff, 1916-1918’
  10. Simon Justice (University of Birmingham) ‘Vanishing Battalions: The Nature, Impact and Implications of British Infantry Reorganisation prior to the German Spring Offensives of 1918’
  11. John Alexander (University of Birmingham) “Despised and Neglected’: Transformation and Innovation in British Air Defence, 1922-1935’
  12. Neal Dando (University of Plymouth) ‘From ‘Jock Column’ to Armoured Column: Transformation and Change in British and Commonwealth Unit Tactics in the Western Desert, January 1941 to November 1942’
  13. Ross Mahoney (University of Birmingham) ‘Operation JUBILEE and the Transformation of Air Support for Combined Operations: The Case of Command and Control and Aerial Bombardment’
  14. Richard Hammond (University of Exeter) ‘British Aero-Naval Co-Operation in the Mediterranean and the Formation of RAF No. 201 (Naval Co-Operation) Group
  15. Sarah McCook (University of Durham) ‘Re-evaluation of Wartime Communications: British Despatch Riders and Communications Reliability during the Second World War’

Epilogue – Dr Matthew Ford (University of Hull) ‘Military Transformation in Crisis – the future of Britain’s 21st Century Armed Forces’

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