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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • 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$ 120.00

    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 Defenseby ROCH LEGAULT

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 165.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Fire at Seaby D. A. Romanov

    Potomac Books Inc. 2006; US$ 24.00

    The divisive incident that anticipated the Kursk disaster in August 2000 more...

  • Chinese Naval Strategy in the 21st Centuryby James R. Holmes; Toshi Yoshihara

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Alfred Thayer Mahan has been called America?s nineteenth-century ?evangelist of sea power? and the intellectual father of the modern US Navy. His theories have a timeless appeal, and Chinese analysts now routinely invoke Mahan?s writings, exhorting their nation to build a powerful navy. Economics is the prime motivation for maritime reorientation,... more...

  • The Navy of World War II, 1922-1947by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 200.00

    The Navy of World War II, 1922-1946 comprehensively covers the vessels that defined this momentous 24-year period in U.S. naval history. Beginning with the lean, pared-down navy created by the treaty at the Washington Naval Conference, and ending with the massive, awe-inspiring fleets that led the Allies to victory in the Second World War, the fourth... more...