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Navies in Northern Waters : Noval Policy and History Series - Rolf Hobson

Navies in Northern Waters

Noval Policy and History Series

By: Rolf Hobson (Editor), Tom Kristiansen (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 6th May 2004
ISBN: 9780714655413
Number Of Pages: 344

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Navies in Northern Waters is a collection of articles covering the roles played by the secondary navies of northern European powers and the United States within the maritime balance of power. The contributions covering the 18th and 19th centuries focus on their relations with each other as they sought to create a counterweight to the dominant naval power of Britain.
The inter-war years are treated from the perspectives of international disarmament efforts within the framework of collective security, and the subsequent naval rivalry in the Baltic area in the years leading up to the Second World War. For the post-1945 period, the contributions concentrate on superpower rivalry in northern waters during the Cold War, the changing aspects of security policy since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the particular challenges facing small coastal states policing extensive waters of increasing economic importance.

Introduction
The Dominant Naval Power: The Royal Navy 1721-1917
Great Britain and Maritime Law from the Declaration of Paris to the Era of Total War
Secondary Navies: The maritime balance and international law in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
The Long Life of Treaties: The Dutch Republic and Great Britain in the the eighteenth century
Denmark-Norway 1720-1807: Neutral principles and practice
Navies and Power Struggle in Northern and Eastern Europe 1721-1814
Secondary Navies with Potential and Aspirations, 1850-1918
Prussia, Germany and Maritime Law from Armed Neutrality to Unlimited Submarine Warfare, 1780-1917
The Jeune Ecole: The strategy of the weak
The US Navy and the Freedom of the Sea, 1775-1917
Sea Power or Collective Security?: The northern waters between the wars
The Interwar Years: Naval disarmament, collective security and preparations for war
Naval Armaments Diplomacy in Northern Waters: The origins of the Anglo-Scandinavian naval agreement of 21 December 1938
The Cold War and Beyond, 1945-2000
The Superpowers and Secondary Navies in Northern Waters during the Cold War
Major Coastal State - Small Naval Power: Norway's Cold War policy and strategy
Coastal Power: The sea power of the coastal state and the management of maritime resources
The Role of Naval Forces in Northern Waters at the Beginning of a New Century
Concluding Remarks
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ISBN: 9780714655413
ISBN-10: 0714655414
Series: Noval Policy and History Series
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 6th May 2004
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.66
Edition Number: 1

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