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Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

Series Editor: Geoffrey Till

@text: This series consists primarily of original manuscripts by research scholars in the general area of naval policy and history, without national or chronological limitations.

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1-10 of 53 results in Cass Series: Naval Policy and History
  1. Navies of South-East Asia

    A Comparative Study

    By James Goldrick, Jack McCaffrie

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of the development and operations of the navies of South-East Asia since the end of World War II. The navies of South-East Asia have rarely been the subject of systematic attention but, as the maritime strategic balance within Asia becomes more complex...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Maritime Diplomacy in the 21st Century

    Drivers and Challenges

    By Christian Le Mière

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book aims to redefine maritime diplomacy for the modern era. Maritime diplomacy encompasses a spectrum of activities, from co-operative measures such as port visits, exercises and humanitarian assistance to persuasive deployment and coercion. It is an activity no longer confined to just...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Twenty-First Century Seapower

    Cooperation and Conflict at Sea

    Edited by Peter Dutton, Robert Ross, Øystein Tunsjø

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book offers an assessment of the naval policies of emerging naval powers, and the implications for maritime security relations and the global maritime order. Since the end of the Cold War, China, Japan, India and Russia have begun to challenge the status quo with the acquisition of advanced...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Empire, Technology and Seapower

    Royal Navy crisis in the age of Palmerston

    By Howard J. Fuller

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book examines British naval diplomacy from the end of the Crimean War to the American Civil War, showing how the mid-Victorian Royal Navy suffered serious challenges during the period. Many recent works have attempted to depict the mid-Victorian Royal Navy as all-powerful, innovative, and...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Britain, France and the Naval Arms Trade in the Baltic, 1919 -1939

    Grand Strategy and Failure

    By Donald Stoker

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    The strategy of the British and French prior to World War II was to preserve the status quo after the disaster of World War I. Donald Stoker's book examines British and French involvement from 1919 to 1939 in the creation and development of the naval forces of Poland, Finland and the three Baltic...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Britain's Economic Blockade of Germany, 1914-1919

    By Eric W. Osborne

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    Great Britain's economic blockade of Germany in World War I was one of the key elements to the victory of the Entente. Though Britain had been the leading exponent of blockades for two centuries, the World War I blockade was not effective at the outbreak of hostilities. Pre-war changes had led to...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Road to Oran

    Anglo-French Naval Relations, September 1939-July 1940

    By David Brown

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    On 3 July 1940, soon after the collapse of the French front and France's request for an armistice, a reluctant Royal Navy commander opened fire on the French Navy squadron at Mers-el-Kebir. Some 1,300 French sailors lost their lives. The late David Brown's detailed account finally conveys an...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Sea Power and the Asia-Pacific

    The Triumph of Neptune?

    Edited by Geoffrey Till, Patrick Bratton

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    With particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region, this book examines the rise and fall of sea powers. In the Asia-Pacific region there has been significant expansion of sea-based economies together with burgeoning naval power. Many claim that these processes will transform the world’s future...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Maritime Private Security

    Market Responses to Piracy, Terrorism and Waterborne Security Risks in the 21st Century

    Edited by Patrick Cullen, Claude Berube

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book examines the evolution, function, problems and prospects of private security companies in the maritime sector. The private security industry continues to evolve after its renaissance over the past few decades, first in Africa, and later in Iraq and Afghanistan. Despite this, little...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Naval Power and Expeditionary Wars

    Peripheral Campaigns and New Theatres of Naval Warfare

    Edited by Bruce A. Elleman, S.C.M. Paine

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book examines the nature and character of naval expeditionary warfare, in particular in peripheral campaigns, and the contribution of such campaigns to the achievement of strategic victory. Naval powers, which can lack the massive ground forces to win in the main theatre, often choose a...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge