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Seapower and Naval Warfare, 1650-1830 : Warfare and History - Richard Harding

Seapower and Naval Warfare, 1650-1830

Warfare and History

Paperback Published: 27th January 1999
ISBN: 9781857284782
Number Of Pages: 356

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From the author of "Amphibious Warfare in the Eighteenth Century" and "The Evolution of the Sailing Navy, 1509-1815", this book serves as a single- volume survey of war at sea and the expansion of naval power in the 18th century. The book is intended for undergraduate courses on 18th century European history, and for amateur and professional military historians, and for navy colleges, and navy and ex-navy professionals.

List of tables
Maps
Preface
"The age of sail" and naval historyp. 1
The changing maritime worldp. 13
The battlefleet and the idea of seapower in the early modern worldp. 37
The establishment of the battlefleet, 1650-88p. 59
The growth of operational flexibilityp. 121
The Nine Years War (1688-97) and the War of Spanish Succession (1701-13)p. 149
Seapower on the world stage, 1713-56p. 183
The Seven Years War and global seapower, 1756-63p. 203
The acceleration of naval competition, 1763-89p. 219
Seapower and global hegemony, 1789-1830p. 257
Seapower, battlefleets and naval warfarep. 281
the nominal strength of selected sailing naviesp. 289
Notesp. 297
Selected bibliographyp. 343
Indexp. 349
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781857284782
ISBN-10: 185728478X
Series: Warfare and History
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 356
Published: 27th January 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 1