3 edition of The sea in modern strategy found in the catalog.
The sea in modern strategy
Laurence W. Martin
|Statement||[by] L. W. Martin.|
|Series||Studies in international security, 11|
|LC Classifications||V103 .M3|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||190|
|LC Control Number||67024294|
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This book presents a wide range of new research on many aspects of naval strategy in the early modern and modern periods.
Among the themes covered are the problems of naval manpower, the nature of naval leadership and naval officers, intelligence, naval 3/5(2). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Martin, Laurence W. Sea in modern strategy.
New York, Praeger  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Modern Strategy is a book important to my understanding of the history of the 20th century. Colin Gray's explanation of the century in terms of strategic activity, foreign policy, and war is fascinating and instructional. Among his many salient points, he hammers 2 repeatedly: strategy 4/5.
21st Century Corbett is a collection of essays demonstrating the critical role Sir Julian Corbett played in the development of maritime strategy and sea power theory in the early twentieth century.
His close connections with Mahan and Sims helped reinforce the trans-Atlantic axis of education and thinking on sea power. A discerning account of simmering conflict in the South China Sea and why the world can’t afford to be indifferent China’s rise has upset the global balance of power, and the first place to feel the strain is Beijing’s back yard: the South China by: Discover the best Sea Stories in Best Sellers.
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The Sea in History - The Modern World covers the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, when the global reach of major powers frequently brought them into conflict with each other, including conflict at sea.
The many majors wars at sea of the period are discussed, as are the planning and strategic thinking of the major powers in cases both where.
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Colin S. Gray (born in Kent, UK, ) is a British-American writer on geopolitics and professor of International Relations and Strategic Studies at the University of Reading, where he is the director of the Centre for Strategic Studies.
In addition, he is a Senior Associate to Authority control: BIBSYS:BNF:. The Influence of Sea Power Upon History: – is a history of naval warfare published in by Alfred Thayer details the role of sea power during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and discussed the various factors needed to support and achieve sea power, with emphasis on having the largest and most powerful : Alfred Thayer Mahan.
Corbett’s understanding of command of the sea is wider and more varied than what is outlined in Mahan. “For the purpose, then, of framing a plan of war or 8 Corbett, Julian.
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9 Ibid. Naval strategy is the planning and conduct of war at sea, the naval equivalent of military strategy on land. Naval strategy, and the related concept of maritime strategy, concerns the overall strategy for achieving victory at sea, including the planning and conduct of campaigns, the movement and disposition of naval forces by which a commander secures the advantage of fighting at a place.
The book is organized into separate chapters on each of the world’s major bodies of water: the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian and Arctic oceans, plus the Mediterranean, the South China Sea, and the Caribbean.
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Lawrence Freedman's Strategy is clearly a bid for the high shelves, a kind of summation, almost an apologia pro vita sua, a reflection on a is a behemoth of a book. The Mediterranean basin saw the dawn of modern military strategy and tactics. It was under such leaders as Philip II (– BC) and Alexander the Great (– BC) of Macedonia and Hannibal (– BC) of Carthage that the first great strides were made in military science.
The Little Green Book sold remarkably well, and was even described by some critics as a shorter version of Dan Harrington’s strategy books. High praise, indeed. High praise, : Nolan Dalla. The historical significance of sea power has been long since established. Innaval expert Alfred Thayer Mahan authored a well-regarded and timeless book, "The Influence of Sea.
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If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Naval tactics is the collective name for methods of engaging and defeating an enemy ship or fleet in battle at sea during naval warfare, the naval equivalent of military tactics on land.
Naval tactics are distinct from naval tactics are concerned with the movements a Commander makes in battle, typically in the presence of the enemy. Naval strategy concerns the overall strategy.
Alfred Thayer Mahan, (born SeptemWest Point, New York, U.S.—died December 1,Quogue, New York), American naval officer and historian who was a highly influential exponent of sea power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Mahan was the son of a professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy. Fundamentals. Military strategy is the planning and execution of the contest between groups of armed adversaries.
Strategy, which is a subdiscipline of warfare and of foreign policy, is a principal tool to secure national is larger in perspective than military tactics, which involves the disposition and maneuver of units on a particular sea or battlefield, but less broad than.
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