Naval Power: A History of Warfare and the Sea from 1500 Onwards by Jeremy BlackNaval Power: A History of Warfare and the Sea from 1500 Onwards by Jeremy Black

Naval Power: A History of Warfare and the Sea from 1500 Onwards

byJeremy Black

Paperback | November 20, 2009

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Man lives on land, but the seas of the world are crucial to his lot. Focusing on navies as instruments of power and analysing what they indicate about the nature of state systems and cultures all over the world, Black provides an overview of the most significant debates within the field. Organised into key historical periods and accessibly framed, this wide-ranging account emphasises the links between past and present throughout the history of naval power.

JEREMY BLACK is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK. He is an authority on early modern British and continental European history, with special interest in international relations, military history, the press, and historical atlases. A prolific historian, he is the author of over sixty books in addition to over a dozen ...
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Title:Naval Power: A History of Warfare and the Sea from 1500 OnwardsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.73 inPublished:November 20, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230202802

ISBN - 13:9780230202801

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- 1500-1660.- 1660-1775.- 1775-1815.- 1815-1914.- 1914-45.- 1945-2010.- The Future.- Conclusions.- Selected Further Reading.