Christopher M. Bell

Dr. Christopher M. Bell is a Professor of History at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He received an MA in War Studies from King's College London in 1992, and a PhD in history from the University of Calgary in 1998. After spending a year and a half as a post-doctoral fellow at Simon Fraser University (1999-2001), he moved to the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island to take up a position as a research analyst. He returned to Canada in July 2003 to join the History department at Dalhousie University, where he teaches courses on a range of subjects, including modern Britain, the two world wars, and an upper-level seminar on Winston Churchill. He is the recipient of two teaching awards.

Dr Bell has published numerous scholarly articles on naval history and British strategic foreign policy. He lives in Halifax with his family.

AOS Naval Non Fiction

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Year  Book  Comment
  The Royal Navy, Seapower and Strategy between the Wars How ideas about the meaning and application of seapower shaped policy
  Naval Mutinies of the Twentieth Century Mutinees in navies around the world
  Churchill and Sea Power The first major study of Winston Churchill's record as a naval strategist
  At the Crossroads Between Peace and War The London Naval Conference in 1930

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