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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 37 new and published books in the subject of Sea Power — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Understanding Naval Warfare

    By Ian Speller

    This new textbook offers the reader an accessible introduction to the study of modern naval warfare, providing a thorough grounding in the vocabulary, concepts, issues, debates and relevant history. Navies operate in an environment that most people do not understand and that many avoid. They are...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Imperial Defence

    The Old World Order, 1856–1956

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This new collection of essays, from leading British and Canadian scholars, presents an excellent insight into the strategic thinking of the British Empire. It defines the main areas of the strategic decision-making process that was known as 'Imperial Defence'. The theme is one of...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea, first published in 1985, is one of the few comprehensive treatments on the subject from a strategic perspective. It offers a detailed strategic analysis of the background and outcome of the Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea, and its naval implications. The...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Navies and Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1977, this study offers a comprehensive, systematic and integrated survey of the important relationship between navies and the making and execution of foreign policy. Ken Booth explains the functions navies can perform in both war and peace, the influence they have on particular...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 'Luxury' Fleet: (RLE The First World War)

    The Imperial German Navy 1888-1918

    By Holger H. Herwig

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Originally published in 1980 ‘Luxury’ Fleet (the phrase was Winston Churchill’s) was the first history of the Imperial German navy from 1888 to 1918. After tracing the historical background to German naval ambitions, the first two sections of the book analyse Admiral Tirpitz’s programme of building...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean Convoys

    A Naval Staff History

    Edited by Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones

    Series: Naval Staff Histories

    This book contains the Naval Staff History originally issued by the Admiralty in 1957 as a confidential book for use within the Royal Navy. It has since been declassified and is published here for the first time, along with an extended preface. This volume describes the dangerous convoy operations...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Strategic Studies

    A Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Thomas G. Mahnken, Joseph A. Maiolo

    The second edition of Strategic Studies: A Reader brings together key essays on strategic theory by some of the leading contributors to the field. This revised volume contains several new essays and updated introductions to each section. The volume comprises hard-to-find classics in the field as...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Rise of China and Transformation of the US-China Relationship

    Forging Partnership in the Age of Strategic Mistrust

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    The rise of China has transformed Sino-US relations in the 21st century. Although the United States remains atop the global power hierarchy, its relative leverage has become more restraint as China has steadily stepped up as a counterweight to US influence. The Sino-US relationship has, therefore,...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge