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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • Shadow Diversby Robert Kurson

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00

    ?An engrossing saga of the suspenseful, intriguing, and dangerous underwater investigation of a Mystery U-boat.? ?CLIVE CUSSLER ?Robert Kurson?s Shadow Divers , about the divers exploring a sunken shipwreck off the New Jersey coast, is a gripping account of real-life adventurers and a real-life mystery. In addition to being compellingly readable... more...

  • The Royal Navy in the Falklands Conflict and the Gulf Warby Alistair Finlan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 198.00

    This book suggests that institutional culture can account for a great deal of the activities and rationale of the Royal Navy. War highlights the role of culture in military organizations and as such acts as a spotlight by which this phenomenon can be assessed seperately and then in comparison in order to demonstrate the influence of institutional culture... more...

  • British Naval Strategy East of Suez, 1900-2000by Greg Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 188.00

    This new collection of essays by a panel of established international scholars sheds new light on what some of those influences were and what actions were taken as a result of Britain's Far Eastern commitments. Not only are new evidence and approaches to those issues addressed presented, but new avenues for further research are clearly outlined.... more...

  • The Royal Navy and Maritime Power in the Twentieth Centuryby Ian Speller

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 188.00

    This book adopts an innovative new approach to examine the role of maritime power and the utility of navies. It uses a number of case studies based upon key Royal Navy operations in the twentieth century to draw out enduring principles about maritime power and to examine the strengths and limitations of maritime forces as instruments of national policy.... more...

  • Refueling and Complex Overhaul of the USS "Nimitz"by John F. Schank; Mark V. Arena; Denis Rushworth; John Birkler; James Chiesa

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    The midlife refueling/complex overhaul (RCOH) of the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took five years to plan and three years to execute. This report identifies changes in processes and procedures that could lead to better cost and schedule performance for the nine remaining Nimitz-class RCOHs. more...

  • Taiwan's Maritime Securityby Martin Edmonds; Michael M. Tsai

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 185.00

    The relationship between Taiwan and the People's Republic of China is regarded as a very serious potential source of conflict in East Asia, especially now that the questions of Hong Kong and Macau have been settled, and increased democratisation in Taiwan is seen as a threat by mainland China. This book, which brings together leading international... more...

  • No Pleasure Cruiseby Dr Tom Frame

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 31.81

    A comprehensive, easy-to-read history of the Royal Australian Navy from its inception in 1901 to the present day. more...

  • Civil War Navies, 1855-1883by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 200.00

    Civil War Navies 1855-1883 is the second in the five-volume US Navy Warships encyclopedia set. This valuable reference lists the ships of the U.S. Navy and Confederate Navy during the Civil War and the years immediately following - a significant period in the evolution of warships, the use of steam propulsion, and the development of ordnance. Civil... more...

  • Asia Looks Seawardby Toshi Yoshihara; James R. Holmes

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00

    Represents a long-overdue effort to discern the future direction of sea power in Asia and to determine how the United States should respond to this striking development. more...

  • Domestic Trends in the United States, China, and Iranby John Gordon; Richard W Button; Karla J Cunningham

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    The U.S. Navy faces uncertainty about the degree to which it will have to prepare for a high-end future conflict versus the so-called Long War. To help the Navy understand how critical near-, mid-, and far-term trends in the United States, China, and Iran might influence U.S. security decisions in general and the Navy’s investments in particular,... more...