Islamic Seapower during the Age of Fighting Sail

Islamic Seapower during the Age of Fighting Sail

by Philip MacDougall

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783272303
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 11/17/2017
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

A graduate of the University of Lancaster and former lecturer at the University of Kent, Philip MacDougall has written extensively on the theme of nations preparing for war, delving into inter-war aviation records, looking at various air wars and how different nations interpreted the tactical lessons resulting from those conflicts. MacDougall has edited Kent Airfields in the Battle of Britain (Meresborough Books) and has written many articles and books on military aviation as well as naval support facilities.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Ottoman State Navy in the West: A Systems FailureMetamorphosisGalleons to Attack GalleonsTypes of Naval OfficersÇesmeThe Reforms of Selim IIINavarinoPart Two: North African States and ProvincesZenith of the North African Ghazi StatesTo the Shores of TripoliEgypt - a Periodic Maritime InterestPart Three: The Indian OceanThe Coastal Waters of ArabiaThe Muslim States of IndiaConclusionBibliography

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