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Preface and Acknowledgements Throughout history , navies large and small have played crucial roles in history . ... presented that the navy in question , within the given time frame , helped change the course of modern world history .

Author: Lawrence Sondhaus

Publisher: Reaktion Books

ISBN: 1861892020

Category: History

Page: 336

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2004-05-04 By Lawrence Sondhaus

The book explores how naval history has informed these fields and how it can produce a richer and more informed historical understanding of navies and sea power.

Author: Richard Harding

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472579119

Category: History

Page: 288

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Specifically structured around research questions and avenues for further study, and providing the historical context to enable this further research, Modern Naval History is a key historiographical guide for students wishing to gain a deeper understanding of naval history and its contemporary relevance. Navies play an important role in the modern world, and the globalisation of economies, cultures and societies has placed a premium on maritime communications. Modern Naval History demonstrates the importance of naval history today, showing its relevance to a number of disciplines and its role in understanding how navies relate to their host societies. Richard Harding explains why naval history is still important, despite slipping from the attention of policy makers and the public since 1945, and how it can illuminate answers to questions relating to economic, diplomatic, political, social and cultural history. The book explores how naval history has informed these fields and how it can produce a richer and more informed historical understanding of navies and sea power.
2015-12-17 By Richard Harding

Foreword T This study is the fifth in the Naval Historical Center's series , “ The U.S. Navy in the Modern World , ” which seeks to acquaint naval officers , sailors , and other readers with the U.S. Navy's unique contribution to ...

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Bartlett, Great Britain and Sea Power, 44–5. Admiral Sir George Cockburn to the First Lord, August 22, 1818, 26 AGC/2/19, The National Maritime Museum. Lawrence Sondhaus, Navies in Modern World History (London: Reaktion 27 Books, 2004), ...

Author: Paul Kennedy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000203233

Category: History

Page: 256

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Recent challenges to US maritime predominance suggests a return to great power competition at sea, and this new volume looks at how navies in previous eras of multipolarity grappled with similar challenges. The book follows the theme of multipolarity by analysing a wide range of historical and geographical case studies, thereby maintaining the focus of both its historical analysis and its policy implications. It begins by looking at the evolution of French naval policy from Louis XIV through to the end of the nineteenth century. It then examines how the British responded to multipolar threat environments, convoys, the challenges of demobilization, and the persistence of British naval power in the interwar period. There are also contributions regarding Japan’s turn away from the sea, the Italian navy, and multipolarity in the Arctic. This volume also addresses the regional and global distribution of forces; trade and communication protection; arms races; the emergence of naval challengers; fleet design; logistics; technology; civil-naval relations; and grand strategy, past, present, and future. This book will be of much interest to students of naval history, strategic studies and international relations history, as well as senior naval officers.
2020-10-16 By Paul Kennedy

On strategy, B. Heuser, The Evolution of Strategy: Thinking War from Antiquity to the Present (Cambridge, 2010). On naval history, L. Sondhaus, Navies in Modern World History (London, 2004), D. Redford, The Submarine: A Cultural History ...

Author: Jeremy Black

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429671616

Category: History

Page: 338

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Introduction to Global Military History provides a lucid and comprehensive account of military developments around the modern world from the eighteenth century up to the present day. Beginning with the background to the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary wars and ending with the recent conflicts of the twenty-first century, this third edition combines fully up-to-date global coverage with close analysis not only of the military aspects of war but also its social, cultural, political and economic dimensions and repercussions. The new edition includes a fully revised chapter on conflicts during the eighteenth century, updated coverage of events post-1990 and increased coverage of non-Western conflicts to provide a truly international account of the varied and changing nature of modern military history. Covering lesser-known conflicts as well as the familiar wars of history and illustrated throughout with maps, primary source extracts and case studies, it is essential reading for all students of modern military history and international relations.
2018-09-21 By Jeremy Black

14 “The Chinese Navy, Past and Present,” The ONI Review, January 1947, 21–29. 15 “Intelligence Briefs: China,” The ONI Review, November 1947, 49. 16 October 27, 1947, Naval Attache, British Embassy, Nanjing, to Director of Naval ...

Author: Bruce A. Elleman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000393248

Category: Social Science

Page: 310

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This book provides a comprehensive history of the modern Chinese navy from 1840 to the present. Beginning with a survey of naval developments in earlier imperial times, the book goes on to show how China has since the mid-19th century four times built or rebuilt its navy: after the Opium Wars, a navy which was sunk or captured by the Japanese in the war of 1894–1895; during the 1920s and 1930s, a navy again sunk or lost to Japan, in the war of 1937–1945; in the 1950s, a navy built with Soviet help, which stagnated following the Sino-Soviet split in the early 1960s; and finally the present navy which absorbed its predecessor, but with the most modern sections dating from the 1990s—a navy which continues to grow and prosper. The book also shows how the underlying strategic imperative for the Chinese navy has been the defense of China’s coasts and major rivers; how naval mutiny was a key factor in the overthrow of the Qing and the Nationalist regimes; and how successive Chinese governments, aware of the potent threat of naval mutiny, have restricted the growth, independence, and capabilities of the navy. Overall, the book provides—at a time when many people in the West view China and its navy as a threat—a rich, detailed, and realistic assessment of the true nature of the Chinese navy and the contemporary factors that affect its development.
2021-05-10 By Bruce A. Elleman

Modern World History for AQA The build - up of armies 1900–14 International History 1900–91 ... The British , worried that the Germans would turn Agadir into a base for their new navy , supported France .

Author: Tony Hewitt

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 0435311980

Category: History, Modern

Page: 288

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This student book is a foundation edition for the syllabus-specific texts for GCSE "Modern World History" for AQA, and provides simplified versions of the core textbooks. It is aimed at students who are expected to gain C to G grades.
2001 By Tony Hewitt

held the position of commander-in-chief of the Ottoman Navy. However, a quick succession of events in the summer of 1914, starting with the June 28 assassination of the Austrian heir Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, ...

Author: Ernest Tucker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315508245

Category: History

Page: 432

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The Middle East in Modern World History focuses on the history of this region over the past 200 years. It examines how global trends during this period shaped the Middle East and how these trends were affected by the region’s development. Three trends from the past two centuries are highlighted: The region as a strategic conduit between East and West The development of the region's natural resources, especially oil The impact of a rapidly globalizing world economy on the Middle East
2016-05-23 By Ernest Tucker

The Pre-dreadnought Era and the Origins of the First World War Roger Parkinson. Notes INTRODUCTION II . 1. ... Sondhaus says exactly the same thing in Navies in Modern World History ( London , 2004 ) , p . 17 . 16.

Author: Roger Parkinson

Publisher: Boydell Press

ISBN: 1843833727

Category: History

Page: 323

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A reappraisal of the late Victorian Navy, the so-called `Dark Ages', showing how the period was crucial to the emergence of new technology defined by steel and electricity.
2008 By Roger Parkinson

But both sides were afraid that their navies might be destroyed and the war would then be lost , so there were few naval battles . The British Navy's other main role was to blockade Germany and strangle its trade .

Author: Malcolm Chandler

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 0435311417

Category: History, Modern

Page: 296

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This student book is a foundation edition of the syllabus specific text for GCSE "Modern World History" for Edexcel. This text provides a simplified version of the core textbook and is targeting students expecting to gain C to G grades.