Author(s): D. K. Brown
The History of the Ship series covers what is probably the most influential tool in human history. The series was the first comprehensive and authoritative account, covering every significant ship type from the dawn of seafaring to the present day. Each individual volume is a collection of detailed and coherent essays. An unprecedented line up of over a hundred leading maritime historians and specialists from around the world was gathered together to write and edit the volumes. The result is a work that is informative, authoritative and fully international in outlook.
The Eclipse of the Big Gun covers the history of the warship from 1906 to 1945. The chronology spans both of the 20th century