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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • 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 Rřksund

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    The jeune école represents a school of maritime strategy dealing with the dilemmas of the weaker power. This book presents a new interpretation of the jeune école based on hitherto unexploited unpublished primary sources. 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...

  • People's Liberation Army Navyby James C. Bussert; Bruce A. Elleman

    Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 36.95

    Rare among books on weapon systems technologies, this work traces China s development from a coastal defense force of obsolete ships with crude weapons to its current complex missile catamarans and Aegis-like destroyers with vertical launch weapons and long-range cruise missiles. As the only book devoted solely to all combat systems on Chinese warships,... more...

  • If By Seaby George C. Daughan

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 19.99

    From Boston Harbor to Yorktown; from wars with France and Tripoli to the dramatic Battle of Lake Champlain in the War of 1812, the definitive history of the creation of the American Navy more...

  • The HMS Victory Storyby John Christopher

    The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36

    This is the story of Britain's most illustrious warship, immortalised as Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship in the Battle of Trafalgar. Constructed from the wood of over 6,000 trees, HMS Victory was designed as a 'first rate ship'. The Admirality's designation for its largest ships of the line which packed a formidable punch with over 100 guns arranged... more...