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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • Under Pressureby A. J. Hill

    Free Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    Hanging on display in the United States Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., is a battered and scratched steel plate, two feet in diameter, edged with more than one hundred little semicircles. For more than eighty years, people have wondered how it came to be there and at the story it could tell. Under Pressure: The Final Voyage of Submarine S-Five is... more...

  • Swedish Naval Administration, 1521-1721by Jan Glete

    BRILL 2009; US$ 293.00

    This is a book about how a peasant society created a large navy which was used to conquer and defend a Baltic mpire. It emphasises organisational capabilities rather than maritime skills as essential for early modern navies. more...

  • The Armada of Flandersby R. A. Stradling

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 39.00

    The armada's contribution to the tenacious survival of Spanish hegemony. more...

  • 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 U.S. Navy Warship series, presents an all-inclusive compendium of the ships that served in the U.S. Navy from the Cold War up through the present day. Featuring radical new developments in warships such as nuclear-powered submarines and carriers equipped with ballistic missiles,... 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...

  • Front Burnerby Kirk Lippold

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 16.99

    The former Commander of the USS Cole tells the full story of the deadly terrorist attack on his ship and its frustrating, fateful aftermath 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...