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Naval

  • Territorial Disputes in the South China Seaby Jing Huang; Andrew Billo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Heightened tensions in the South China Sea have raised serious concerns about the dangers of conflict in this region as a result of unresolved, complex territorial disputes. This volume offers detailed insights into a range of country-perspectives, addressing the historical, legal, structural, regional and multilateral dimensions of these disputes... more...

  • Territorial Disputes in the South China Seaby Jing Huang; Andrew Billo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Heightened tensions in the South China Sea have raised serious concerns about the dangers of conflict in this region as a result of unresolved, complex territorial disputes. This volume offers detailed insights into a range of country-perspectives, addressing the historical, legal, structural, regional and multilateral dimensions of these disputes... more...

  • Coastal Command's Air War Against the German U-Boatsby Norman Franks

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 14.99

    This book summarises the story of how RAF Coastal Command overcame the German U-boat danger during the Second World War and how the escalation of the U-boat war promoted the development of anti-submarine warfare, leading to victory over this menace in the Atlantic. At the start of the war, RAF Coastal Command had virtually no real chance of either... more...

  • The Royal Navy and the War at Sea 1914-1919by Martin Mace

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 14.99

    Germany's attempts to build a battleship fleet to match that of the United Kingdom, the dominant naval power on the 19th-century and an island country that depended on seaborne trade for survival, is often listed as a major reason for the enmity between those two countries that led to the outbreak of war in 1914. 

Indeed, German leaders... more...

  • British Pirates and Society, 1680-1730by Margarette Lincoln

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Pirates contributed to the British understanding of trans-oceanic navigation, patterns of trade and remote communities. This knowledge advanced imperial expansion, which helps to explain why contemporary attitudes towards piracy were ambivalent. This book, an engaging study of vested interests and conflicting ideologies, shows how pirates were portrayed... more...

  • Naval Resistance to Britain's Growing Power in India, 1660-1800by Philip MacDougall

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Reveals, from a non-Eurocentric perspective, how Indian states developed and implemented maritime strategies which posed a serious threat to British naval power in the region. more...

  • The British Navy in the Balticby John D. Grainger

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 115.00

    A comprehensive overview of the activities of the British navy in the Baltic Sea from the earliest times until the twentieth century. more...

  • Ship Spotter's Guideby Angus Konstam

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 7.95

    Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's Guide offers a look at the 40 most iconic and recognizable ships throughout history. From the Viking longship through to the powerful modern aircraft carriers, and from the ironclads of the American Civil War to the awesome fighting... more...

  • The Supercarriersby Andrew Faltum

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 42.95

    The Supercarriers is a comprehensive historical overview with extensive photos, maps, drawings, and operational detail, including all air wing deployments. It covers all of the Forrestal class supercarriers and the follow-on ships, which are basically of the same design. The book is heavily illustrated with over one hundred illustrations and maps... more...

  • Whiteyby Peter Mersky

    Naval Institute Press 2014;

    This book is a long-awaited biography of one of the Navy?s last surviving World War II aces, and one of the Navy?s most respected officers of any period. Following a typical American mid-western boyhood, Whitey Feightner, like so many of his generation, was in the van of the huge group of young men thrust into World War II. Like some of his generation,... more...