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America, Sea Power, and the World

America, Sea Power, and the World (Hardback)

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This survey of American naval history features original chapters from key scholars in the field that trace the relationship between the American Navy and the position of the United States on the global political stage over the past 250 years.



Places equal weight on the influence of major wartime campaigns and naval efforts to defend and expand America s political and economic interests during times of peaceIncludes an array of illustrations and 56 new maps, seamlessly integrated within each chapterEach chapter features sidebars with biographical sketches of influential leaders and descriptions of weapons and technological developments of the era

History & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryGeneral & world historyHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsMaritime historyHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the Americas Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc Publication Date: 12/02/2016 ISBN-13: 9781118927922  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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James C. Bradford is professor of naval and early American history at Texas A&M University. A past president of the North American Society for Oceanic History, he held the Class of 1957 Distinguished Chair in Naval Heritage at the U.S. Naval Academy, and was the recipient of the George H.W. Bush Excellence Award for Faculty in International Teaching and the Commodore Dudley W. Knox Naval History Lifetime Achievement Award from the Naval Historical Foundation. Bradford has published several books, including the International Encyclopedia of Military History (2015), Command Under Sail: Makers of the American Naval Tradition (2013), and A Companion to American Military History (Wiley Blackwell, 2009).

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