Rise and Fall of British Naval Mastery
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By (author) Paul M. Kennedy
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Rise and Fall of British Naval Mastery by Paul M. Kennedy
Book DescriptionFirst published in 1976, this book is the first detailed examination of the history of British sea power since A T Mahan's classic "The Influence of Sea Power on History", published in 1890. In analysing the reasons for the rise and fall of Great Britain as a predominant maritime nation in the period from the Tudors to the present day, Professor Kennedy sets the Royal Navy within a framework of national, international, economic, political and strategical considerations. A new introduction has been added on the implications of the Falklands war, not only for the future of the British Navy, but also for the defence policies of the government of the day.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781591023746
(228mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 20-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Paul M. Kennedy
Grand Strategies in War and Peace, Paperback (August 1992)
Examines how the US, the Soviet Union and various European powers have developed their "grand Strategies" - how they have integrated their political, economic and military goals in order to preserve their long-term interests in times of war and peace.
Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, Paperback (March 1989)
Paul Kennedy's international bestseller is a sweeping account of five hundred years of fluctuating economic muscle and military might among the great powers of the world.
Rise of Anglo-German Antagonism 1860-1914, Paperback (April 1980)» View all books by Paul M. Kennedy
Offers an account of the rivalry between Great Britain and Germany in the period leading to the First World War. This book concerns itself with a comparison of the two societies, their political cultures, economies, party politics, courts, the role of the press and pressure groups, and other factors.
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Author Biography - Paul M. Kennedy
Paul M. Kennedy is J. Richardson Dilworth Professor of History at Yale University. He regularly publishes in the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times Book Review, the Atlantic, and many other periodicals and scholarly journals. The author of thirteen books, he is perhaps best known for The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers. His most recent publication (2006) is The Parliament of Man: The Past, Present, and Future of the United Nations.
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