Naval Power in the Twentieth Century

It is a century since Mahan and his disciples taught the world that a battlefleet was indispensable to a great power. Great and not so great powers still keep powerful navies today, but we have no generally-accepted principles to explain why. In this book historians and naval officers from Britain,...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Rodger, N. A. M. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 1996, 1996
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:It is a century since Mahan and his disciples taught the world that a battlefleet was indispensable to a great power. Great and not so great powers still keep powerful navies today, but we have no generally-accepted principles to explain why. In this book historians and naval officers from Britain, the United States and other countries study the use of naval power over a century, and ask what it is for, and what it can do. It will be essential reading for modern historians, policy-makers and strategists
Physical Description:XIV, 273 p online resource
ISBN:9781349138609