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

Naval Power: A History of Warfare and the Sea from 1500 onwards (Hardback)

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Synopsis

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.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsMaritime historyHistory & PoliticsMilitary StudiesNaval forces & warfare Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 20/11/2009 ISBN-13: 9780230202795  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 20/11/2009.  

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 edited volumes. Among his most recently published books are The English Seaborne Empire (Yale University Press, 2004); Rethinking Military History (Routledge, 2004); The Hanoverians: The History of the Dynasty (Hambledon& London, 2004); Using History (Hodder Arnold, 2005); and George III: America's Last King (Yale University Press, 2006).

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