Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 by Mr. Jan Glete
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Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650
By Mr. Jan Glete

Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650

Maritime Conflicts and the Transformation of Europe

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Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 by Mr. Jan Glete

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Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 is the first truly international study of warfare at sea in this period. Commencing in the late fifteenth century with the introduction of gunpowder in naval warfare and the rapid transformation of maritime trade, Warfare at Sea focuses on the scope and limitations of war before the advent of the big battle fleets from the middle of the seventeenth century. The book also compares the social history of seamen and the early officer corps in several European countries and includes discussion on Spain, Portugal, France, Venice, the Ottoman Empire and the Baltic states.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415214544
ISBN-10: 0415214548
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Nov-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 by Mr. Jan Glete Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650, Paperback (November 1999)

Commencing in the late 15th century with the introduction of gunpowder in naval warfare and the rapid transformation of maritime trade, this book focuses on the scope and limitations of war before the advent of the big battle fleets from the middle of the 17th century.

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Author Biography - Mr. Jan Glete

Jan Glete is Lecturer in History at Stockholm University in Sweden, and his books include Navies and Nations: Warships, navies and state building in Europe and America, 1500-1860.

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