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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
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    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • War,
    • Strategy,
    • Sea-power,
    • United States -- Armed Forces

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by B. Mitchell Simpson III.
      ContributionsSimpson, B. Mitchell 1932-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU21.2 .W38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 356 p. ;
      Number of Pages356
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4537174M
      ISBN 100813508428
      LC Control Number77003247

      The phrase ‘sea control’ is frequently used by those discussing maritime strategy but, like its cousin ‘command of the sea’, it’s meaning is very difficult to pin down. Essentially, sea control is ‘the ability to use the sea in reasonable safety’. Sea control is rarely, if .   In Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires, and the Conflict that Made the Modern World, Andrew Lambert, Laughton Professor of Naval History in the Department of War Studies, King’s College London, seeks to both build on and overturn Mahan’s concept of sea power. One aim is to examine “the nature and consequences of.

        Many scholars acknowledge that Athenian war strategy was primarily a maritime strategy and that Sparta only defeated Athens once the former had embraced the use of sea power against the latter. This is the basic narrative, and it is essentially correct. However, there is little appraisal of how sea power was used in the conduct of the war. Grand strategy may seem an irrelevant idea but it’s not. As Colin Gray declares “all strategy is grand strategy.” Without a grand strategy that explains the ends, works the means and sets out the ways, lower-level strategies will be uncoordinated, work at odds with each other and be unlikely to succeed. It should be thought of as a practical problem-solving methodology you can apply to.

      The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert Caro. This is probably the most definitive and comprehensive narrative of power ever written. It maps the entire career of the city planner Robert Moses. I know that doesn’t seem like a particularly illustrative case study for power and strategy but Robert Moses lived power. He.   The Maritime History of a War Weary Naval Fleet. John Lehman’s new book, Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea, could help America gird for what comes next on the high seas.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: War, strategy, and maritime power. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, © (OCoLC) Naval strategy is the planning and conduct of war at sea, the naval equivalent of military strategy on land.

Naval strategy, and the related concept of maritime strategy, concerns the overall strategy for achieving victory at sea, including the strategy and conduct of campaigns, the movement and disposition of naval forces by which a commander secures the advantage of fighting at a place.

Book Description. This book examines US naval strategy and the role of American seapower over three decades, from the late 20th century to the early 21st century. This study uses the concept of seapower as a framework to explain the military and political application of sea power and naval force for the United States of America.

The basic principles of Mahan’s maritime strategy were instrumental in evolution of the United States Navy and shaped its operations across two World Wars, the Cold War, and violent peace of the 20th and 21st centuries. The terms Maritime strategy and Naval strategy have.

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A Brief Guide to Maritime Strategy is a deliberately compact introductory work aimed at junior seafarers, those who make decisions affecting the sea services, and those who educate seafarers and decision-makers.

It introduces readers to the main theoretical ideas that shape how statesmen and commanders make and execute maritime strategy in times of peace and war. Books shelved as military-strategy: The Art of War by Sun Tzu, On War by Carl von Clausewitz, A Book of Five Rings: The Classic Guide to Strategy by Miya.

The Navy in the Post-Cold War World. is the first book to invite the reader to think strategically—that is, in means-ends terms—about the navy in the new post-Soviet era. It provides a unique synthesis of strategic theory, defense analysis, and history.

Colin Gray first explains how sea power "works"; explores the strategic relationship among sea, land, and air power, with particular. "The Naval War Course, Some Principles of Maritime Strategy and the Origins of ‘The British Way in Warfare’." In The British Way in Warfare: Power and the International System, Essays in Honour of David French, by Keith Neilson and Greg Kennedy, concepts of maritime power and strategy.

It also explains how maritime strategy helps harness the benefits of various elements of maritime power. Significance of the Seas There have been few others like Mahan, who have tried to draw the attention of their peers to the importance of oceans in their lives.

Toward a New Maritime Strategy examines the evolution of American naval thinking in the post-Cold War era. It recounts the development of the U.S. Navy's key strategic documents from the fall of the Berlin Wall in to the release in of the U.S.

Navy's maritime strategy, A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century penetrating intellectual history critically analyzes the Navy Reviews: 8. Similarly, specialists accused NATO and successive Cold War governments of lacking a grand Strategy with regard to the employment of naval power (Hattendorf 59).

Sir Peter Gretton (–92), who rose to the rank of Admiral and Fifth Sea Lord and upon his retirement from the Royal Navy became a research fellow at Oxford, thought NATO and.

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A collection of essays on British and American maritime relationships in the 20th century together with details on the British organization of warfare, Anglo-American maritime theory, their rivalries and coalitions and their plans for dealing with a future war in the nuclear age.

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Maritime strategy is a subset of grand strategy, and the relationship between the two is ably defined by Professor John B.

Hattendorf of the Naval War College: “In its broadest sense, grand strategy is the comprehensive direction of power to achieve particular national goals. The thinking underpinning British maritime strategy is articulated in the current fifth edition of British maritime doctrine, UK Maritime Power.

UK Maritime Power describes maritime power as an ‘inherently broad concept’, encompassing ‘economic, political, military and influence elements – realised through the ability of a state to use. One of the most eminent historians of our age investigates the extraordinary success of five small maritime states Andrew Lambert, author of The Challenge: Britain Against America in the Naval War of —winner of the prestigious Anderson Medal—turns his attention to Athens, Carthage, Venice, the Dutch Republic, and Britain, examining how their identities as “seapowers” informed their Reviews: “An influential book on China’s maritime ambitions.” —The Economist“The second edition of Red Star Over the Pacific is an authoritative work on Chinese maritime power and naval strategy.

To understand the maritime domain is to understand core elements of China’s historic transformation into a superpower. Strategy written by B.H. Liddell Hart is a classic book based on war. Basil H. Liddell is considered to be one of the renowned military thinkers of his time.

He is regarded as the “Clausewitz of the 20th century.” Strategy is a masterpiece on military history and theory. Q: The Navy of was in many ways still suffering from a post-Vietnam War malaise and had to shift from a power projection focus toward sea control against a great-power adversary, while still.Title: War, Strategy, and Maritime Power Author: Simpson, B.

Mitchell III: Call# UW38 Object Name: Book Summary.Maritime power Maritime power is an inherently broad concept, founded on a state’s maritime tradition and dependency. It encompasses a number of economic, political, military and influence elements, realised through the ability of a state to use the sea.4 As such it straddles the three levers of national power – diplomatic, economic and.