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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • The Myth of the Press Gangby J. Ross Dancy

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 24.99

    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...

  • In the Teeth of the Windby Squadron Leader C P O Bartlette DSC

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 8.62

    So rapid have been the advances in the science of aeronautics since the end of the First World War that it requires a considerable feat of imagination to cast one's mind back over the comparatively short period of seventy years to the days when Flight Commander Bartlett of the Royal Naval Air Service was flying some of the world's first bombers over... more...

  • RHNS Averofby John Carr

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 19.50

    Built at Livorno in 1910, the 10,000-ton RHNS Averof had the distinction of being the flagship, and by far the biggest warship, of the Royal Hellenic Navy until 1951. More than a century after its construction, she is still afloat, one of just three armoured cruisers still in existence in the world. Originally intended for the Italian navy, the ship... more...

  • Stalin's Ocean-going Fleetby Mikhail Monakov; Jurgen Rohwer

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    A study of the development of strategic concepts in Stalin's Navy, in the context of his foreign/defence policy, using original archival documents translated from the Russian. more...

  • Seapower and Naval Warfare, 1650-1830by Dr Richard Harding; Richard Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    From the author of "Amphibious Warfare in the Eighteenth Century" and "The Evolution of the Sailing Navy, 1509-1815", this book serves as a single- volume survey of war at sea and the expansion of naval power in the 18th century. The book is intended for undergraduate courses on 18th century European history, and for amateur and professional military... more...

  • The Development of British Naval Thinkingby Geoffrey Till

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This new book brings together Britain’s leading naval historians and analysts to present a comprehensive investigation of British naval thinking and what has made it so distinctive over the last three centuries, from the sailing ship era to the current day. This new volume describes in depth the beginnings of formalized thought about the conduct... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • The Royal Navy 1930-1990by Richard Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 57.95

    This new book explores innovation within the Royal Navy from the financial constraints of the 1930s to World War Two, the Cold War and the refocusing of the Royal Navy after 1990. Successful adaptation to new conditions has been critical to all navies at all times. To naval historians the significance and process of change is not new, but in recent... more...

  • The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854 , the first volume in the definitive five-volume U.S. Navy Warship series, comprehensively details all aspects of the ships that sailed in the nascent stages of the U.S. Navy. From its beginnings as battlers of Barbary Coast pirates, to challenging the awesome might of the Royal Navy in the War of 1812, to the historic... more...

  • The Royal Navy Since 1815by Eric Grove

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 42.80

    This book fills an important gap in the literature on the history of the modern Royal Navy. Eric Grove provides the only up-to-date, single-authored short history of the service over the last two hundred years, synthesizing the new work and latest research on the subject which has radically transformed our understanding of the story of British naval... more...