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Theodore Roosevelt, the U.S. Navy and the Spanish-American War : The World of the Roosevelts - Edward J. Marolda

Theodore Roosevelt, the U.S. Navy and the Spanish-American War

The World of the Roosevelts

By: Edward J. Marolda (Editor), David Brinkley (Introduction by)

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Published: 7th November 2001
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Theodore Roosevelt led the charge in the 1890s for the creation of a US fleet of modern, steel-hulled, heavily-armed warships. The future president and his intellectual soul mate, Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan, championed the theory of sea power to fuel America's emerging global expansion. The US victory in the Spanish-American War of 1898 vindicated these views. These essays chart the role of Roosevelt and the war in the origins of US sea power.

'...a refresher for specialist and a primer for others interested in turn of the twentieth century American naval affairs.' - The Journal of Military History

Prefacep. vii
Theodore Roosevelt, the Navy, and the War with Spainp. 1
New Interpretations of How the USS Maine Was Lostp. 7
The Spanish Navy and the Spanish-American Warp. 19
Army-Navy Joint Operations in the Spanish-American Warp. 31
Theodore Roosevelt and the Heritage of the U.S. Navyp. 39
Roosevelt's Naval Thinking before Mahanp. 49
The Experience of the Spanish-American War and Its Impact on Professional Naval Thoughtp. 61
The Influence of the Spanish-American War on the U.S. Marine Corpsp. 81
"The Men Behind the Guns": The Impact of the War with Spain on the Navy Enlisted Forcep. 95
Contributorsp. 109
Indexp. 111
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ISBN: 9780312240233
ISBN-10: 0312240236
Series: The World of the Roosevelts
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 117
Published: 7th November 2001
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1