Rise of American Naval Power

Rise of American Naval Power

by Harold Hance Sprout, Margaret Sprout

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691623696
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/08/2015
Series: Princeton Legacy Library , #2339
Pages: 422
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

  • Frontmatter, pg. i
  • Authors’ Introduction to the 1966 Edition, pg. v
  • Contents, pg. xv
  • I. Chart and Compass, pg. 1
  • II. Sea Power and American Independence (1776–1783), pg. 7
  • III. Independence Without Sea Power (1783–1789), pg. 16
  • IV. Federalist Policy: Naval Expansion and Cruiser Warfare (1789–1801), pg. 25
  • V. Jeffersonian Policy: Retrenchment and Passive Coast Defense (1801—1812), pg. 50
  • VI. Strategic Lessons of the War of 1812 (1812–1815), pg. 73
  • VII. The Neglected Lessons of 1812 (1815–1837), pg. 86
  • VIII. From Sails to Steam: The First Phase (1837–1845), pg. 110
  • IX. Naval Policy, Manifest Destiny, and Slave Politics (1845–1861), pg. 127
  • X. The Civil War: Strategic Lessons and Technical Progress (1861–1865), pg. 151
  • XI. Last Tears of the Old Navy (1865–1881), pg. 165
  • XII. Beginnings of the New Navy (1881–1889), pg. 183
  • XIII. Alfred Thayer Mahan: Sea Power and the New Manifest Destiny (1889–1897), pg. 202
  • XIV. Mahan Vindicated: The War with Spain (1897–1901), pg. 223
  • XV. Mahan Triumphant: The Naval Policy of Theodore Roosevelt (1901–1909), pg. 250
  • XVI. Rooseveltian Policy Without Roosevelt (1909–1913), pg. 286
  • XVII. Politics and Policy on the Eve of the Great War (1913–1914), pg. 304
  • XVIII. Europe at War: Neutrality and Preparedness (1914–1917), pg. 317
  • XIX. America at War: Strategic Lessons and Political Consequences (1917–1918), pg. 347
  • XX. The Log Reviewed, pg. 378
  • Motes on Methods and Materials, pg. 387
  • Index, pg. 393



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