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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • The New Navy, 1883-1922by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The third volume of The U.S. Navy Warship Series covers the fifty-year period from 1883-1922. In 1883, Congress authorized the first ships of the "New Navy" and ordered removal of all obsolete ships. All US Navy ships since that time have stemmed from these first three cruisers. The numbering system in effect since 1920 was effectively begun in... more...

  • The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 200.00

    The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854 , the first volume in the definitive five-volume U.S. Navy Warship series, comprehensively details all aspects of the ships that sailed in the nascent stages of the U.S. Navy. From its beginnings as battlers of Barbary Coast pirates, to challenging the awesome might of the Royal Navy in the War of 1812, to the historic... more...

  • The Royal Navy Since 1815by Eric Grove

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 100.00

    Eric Grove provides a short history of the Royal Navy over the last two hundred years, synthesizing the new work on the subject that has radically transformed our understanding of the story of British naval development. more...

  • Maritime Security in Southeast Asiaby Kwa Kwa Chong Guan; John Skogan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This book confronts both the maritime security challenges and responses. In Southeast Asia, maritime security has, over the last twenty years, taken on a much greater importance, due to the Law of the Sea convention, which has resulted in a 200 nautical mile Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs). As well as traditional security threats to maritime security,... more...

  • Los Tres Reyesby Carla Rahn Phillips

    University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 15.00

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  • The Jeune Écoleby Arne Roksund

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    The jeune acole represents a school of maritime strategy dealing with the dilemmas of the weaker power. This book presents a fresh interpretation of the jeune acole based on primary sources. This French body of naval thought is distinguished from other strategies of the weak by its elaborate prescriptions for the offensive use of naval forces. more...

  • Troubled Waterby Gregory A. Freeman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 9.99

    Combining gripping military history with tense racial politics, the account of the first mutiny in U.S. Navy history. more...

  • Navies and Shipbuilding Industries: The Strained Symbiosisby Michael Lindberg; Daniel Todd

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 132.00

    The central theme running through this book is the mutual dependence of navies and shipbuilding industries. Historically, naval ambitions and the ambitions of industrialists converge, and a symbiosis is born. The technical competence of industry emerges as a key player in determining the effectiveness of navies. That industrial capability, for its... more...

  • Navies and Global Defense: Theories and Strategyby Roch Legault

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 130.00

    These essays explore the link between the naval strength and global power of Great Britain and the United States from 1815 to the present. The British Way of Warfare assumed that the country with control of the sea could ensure safe and rapid communications for its commerce. The American theory of naval strategy, on the other hand, assumed that one... more...

  • Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Watersby K Hans Van Tilburg

    UPF 2010; US$ 69.95

    In 1870, the ship sank at one of the world's most remote coral reefs; her crew was rescued sixty-eight days later after a dramatic open-boat voyage. More than 130 years later, Hans Van Tilburg led the team that discovered and recorded the Saginaw' s remains near the Kure Atoll reef. more...