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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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  • Maritime Challenges and Priorities in Asiaby Joshua Ho; Sam Bateman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Maritime issues are particularly important for Asian countries, where there is a high reliance on shipping routes for international trade, many difficult disputes over maritime boundaries, and the prospect of increasing tensions where maritime power might play a significant role. This book uses contributions by 17 experts to build a comprehensive... 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...

  • The Myth of the Press Gangby J. Ross Dancy

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 120.00

    Overturns the generally held view that the press gang was the main means of recruiting seamen by the British navy in the late eighteenth century. more...

  • Navies and Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)by Ken Booth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1977, this study offers a comprehensive, systematic and integrated survey of the important relationship between navies and the making and execution of foreign policy. Ken Booth explains the functions navies can perform in both war and peace, the influence they have on particular situations, and how the relevant organisations can... 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • The New Navy, 1883-1922by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • New Zealand's First World War Heritageby Imelda Bargas; Tim Shoebridge

    Exisle Publishing 2015; US$ 17.99

    The living history of the New Zealand home front in World War I is bought alive here with vivid text, words, photographs and maps showing military bases, internment camps, railway lines, brothels, uniform factories, docks, soldier settler farms, and much more including memorial buildings and trees. New Zealand forts and defensive works are revealed... more...