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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • War Without Victoryby Sara Flounders

    World View Forum 2012; US$ 8.99

    Featuring a selection of essays written as recent major political developments were unfolding, this collection contends that the Pentagon?s vulnerability lies in the contradictions of the capitalist system that created the monstrosity that is the U.S. military machine. Timely and honest writings discuss topics ranging from the conflicts in Iraq and... 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...

  • The Royal Navy and the Capital Ship in the Interwar Periodby Joseph Moretz

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 198.00

    Joseph Moretz's innovative work focuses on what battleships actually did in the inter-war years and what its designed war role in fact was. In doing so, the book tells us much about British naval policy and planning of the time. more...

  • World War II U.S. Navy Vessels in Private Handsby Greg H. Williams

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 55.00

    During World War II, the U.S. Navy swiftly expanded to include an array of vessels, from smaller yachts and fishing boats bought early in the war for patrol work to fast, modern commercial ships built to haul troops and supplies. After the Allied victory, this diverse fleet became unnecessary and the Navy sold many of its vessels. This comprehensive... more...

  • The Men of the Mary Roseby Ann Stirland

    The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78

    A J Stirland uses archaeological and skeletal evidence to give the reader a welcome insight into the lives and soldiers of the Mary Rose, from their ages and height to their health, diet and physical condition. more...

  • Twenty-First Century Seapowerby Peter Dutton; Robert Ross; ěystein Tunsj°

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book offers an assessment of the naval policies of emerging naval powers, and the implications for maritime security relations and the global maritime order. Since the end of the Cold War, China, Japan, India and Russia have begun to challenge the status quo with the acquisition of advanced naval capabilities. The emergence of rising naval... more...