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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • Warships of the Bay of Quinteby Roger Litwiller

    Dundurn 2011; US$ 14.99

    This is the story of six of Canadas Warships HMCS NAPANEE, HMCS BELLEVILLE, HMCS HALLOWELL, HMCS TRENTONIAN, HMCS QUINTE (I), and the HMCS QUINTE (II). These histories give a unique account of the small ships that have been the backbone of the Canadian Navy during the Second World War and the Cold War. more...

  • The Navy of the Nuclear Age, 1947?2007by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 160.00

    The Navy of the Nuclear Age, 1947 ? 2007 , the fifth volume in the monumental US Navy Warship series, presents an all-inclusive compendium of the ships that served in the US Navy from the Cold War up through the present day. more...

  • Red Star Over the Pacificby Toshi Yoshihara; James R. Holmes

    Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 36.95

    Combining a close knowledge of Asia and an ability to tap Chinese-language sources with naval combat experience and expertise in sea-power theory, the authors assess how the rise of Chinese sea power will affect U.S. maritime strategy in Asia. They argue that China is laying the groundwork for a sustained challenge to American primacy in maritime... more...

  • The Mediterranean Fleet, 1919–1929by Paul Halpern

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 190.00

    Post-First World War, the Mediterranean Fleet found in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Sea of Marmora, the Black Sea and the Adriatic. The collapse of the Ottoman, Russian and Habsburg empires created a vacuum of power in which different factions struggled for control. In the Black Sea this involved the Royal Navy in intervention in 1919 and 1920 on... more...

  • Sea Power and the Asia-Pacificby Geoffrey Till; Patrick Bratton

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    This volume examines the rise and fall of sea powers in the Asia-Pacific region. more...

  • China's Energy Strategyby Gabriel B. Collins; Andew S. Erickson; Lyle J Goldstein; William S. Murray

    Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 47.95

    A variety of viewpoints is offered in this timely analysis of China's economy and the future shape of Beijing's energy consumption. The authors, all noted authorities in the fields of economics, diplomacy, energy, and defense, consider an unprecedented range of influences and factors to avoid the limitations of looking at the subject myopically or... more...

  • War Plan Orangeby Edward S. Miller

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 28.95

    Based on twenty years of research in formerly secret archives, this book reveals for the first time the full significance of War Plan Orange--the U.S. Navy's strategy to defeat Japan, forumulated over the forty years prior to World War II. It recounts the struggles between "thrusting" and "cautionary" schools of strategy, the roles of outspoken leaders... more...

  • Around the World Submergedby Edward L. Beach

    Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    When the nuclear-powered submarine USS Triton was commissioned in November 1959, its commanding officer, Captain Edward L. Beach, planned a routine shakedown cruise in the North Atlantic. Two weeks before the scheduled cruise, however, Beach was summoned to Washington and told of the immediate necessity to prove the reliability of the Rickover-conceived... more...

  • Navies of South-East Asiaby James Goldrick; Jack McCaffrie

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of the development and operations of the navies of South-East Asia since the end of World War II. The navies of South-East Asia have rarely been the subject of systematic attention but, as the maritime strategic balance within Asia becomes more complex and open to challenge through the rise of China,... more...

  • Naval Strategy in Northeast Asiaby Duk-Ki Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 196.95

    This study explores Northeast Asia's maritime peace and stability, and examines in depth strategic, military and political issues that underpin any effort to develop maritime cooperation in the region. more...