In Peace and War: Interpretations of American Naval History, 1775-1984 ( Bibliographies and Indexes in World History, #41 )

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This new edition of a scholarly classic covers the entire span of the American naval experience from the Revolution to the present. It emphasizes naval politics, policies, and technology over battles. Attention is paid to the use of the navy as a diplomatic instrument in peace- and war-time. When dealing with war the authors sketch in the political background and explain the grand strategy before dealing with individual battles and leaders. Each essay about the navy in war concludes with an assessment of the importance of ...

In Peace and War: Interpretations of American Naval History, 1775-1984 ( Bibliographies and Indexes in World History, #41 ) 1984, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT

ISBN-13: 9780313238994

2nd Revised edition

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