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

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Overview

Jeremy Black provides a short and accessible account of naval power and its relationship to international relations. Focusing on navies as instruments of power and analyzing what they indicate about the nature of state systems and cultures, he provides an overview of key debates within this increasingly popular field.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230202801
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 12/15/2009
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

JEREMY BLACK is Professor of History at the University of Exet, 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: Americas Last King (Yale University Press, 2006).

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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

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