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Published by Frank Cass in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Sea-power -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementeditor Ian Speller.
      SeriesNaval policy and history, Cass series--naval policy and history ;, 31.
      ContributionsSpeller, Ian, 1969-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVA454 .R6753 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3292255M
      ISBN 100415350042
      LC Control Number2004009986

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Book Description. This book adopts an innovative new approach to examine the role of maritime power and the utility of navies. It uses a number of case studies based upon key Royal Navy operations in the twentieth century to draw out enduring principles about maritime power and to examine the strengths and limitations of maritime forces as instruments of national policy.

This book adopts an innovative new approach to examine the role of maritime power and the utility of navies. It uses a number of case studies based upon key Royal Navy operations in the twentieth century to draw out enduring principles about maritime power and to examine the strengths and limitations of maritime forces as instruments of national policy.

The book combines an authoritative examination of critical Royal Navy operations during the twentieth century with a sophisticated analysis of the nature of maritime power.

As such it is of both historical interest and contemporary relevance and will prove equally valuable to academic historians, military professionals and the general : Paperback. The book combines an authoritative examination of critical Royal Navy operations during the twentieth century with a sophisticated analysis of the nature of maritime power.

As such it is of both historical interest and contemporary relevance and will prove equally valuable to academic historians, military professionals and the general : Ian Speller. The book combines an authoritative examination of critical Royal Navy operations during the twentieth century with a sophisticated analysis of the nature of maritime power.

As such it is of both historical interest and contemporary relevance and will prove equally valuable to academic historians, military professionals and the general Edition: 1st Edition.

"This book provides an authoritative yet accessible analysis of the utility of maritime power and the role of navies by examining a series of case studies concentrating on the experience of the Royal Navy in the Mediterranean and Persian Gulf during the twentieth century."--Jacket.

Product Information. This book adopts an innovative new approach to examine the role of maritime power and the utility of navies. It uses a number of case studies based upon key Royal Navy operations in the twentieth century to draw out enduring principles about maritime power and to examine the strengths and limitations of maritime forces as instruments of national policy.

This book adopts an innovative new approach to examine the role of maritime power and the utility of navies. It uses a number of case studies based upon key Royal Navy operations in the twentieth century to draw out enduring principles about maritime power and to examine the strengths and limitations of maritime forces as instruments of national : Ian Speller.

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The book combines an authoritative examination of critical Royal Navy operations during the twentieth century with a sophisticated analysis of the nature of maritime power. As such it is of both historical interest and contemporary relevance and will prove equally valuable to academic historians, military professionals and the general reader.

This book adopts an innovative new approach to examine the role of maritime power and the utility of navies. It uses a number of case studies based upon key Royal Navy operations in the twentieth century to draw out enduring principles about maritime power and to examine the strengths and limitations of maritime forces as instruments of national policy.

Naval Power in the Twentieth Century Hardcover – May 1, Noting that since the Post Cold War maritime power has shifted from deep ocean operations to coastal use of sea power, the essays consider how navies should be organized, equipped, trained and employed; whether naval battles have been offensive or defensive; the dangerous trend 5/5(1).

The resulting attack inflicted no damage on the Royal Navy, though result-hungry German propaganda claimed HMS Ark Royal sunk. It is nowhere more evident than the struggle between Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine for control of maritime air power.

However, More Twentieth Century Articles. From Persona non Grata to Prime Minister: How. MARITIME POWER IN THE 21st CENTURY. Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN.

Speech to the Royal College of Defence Studies, London. 2 July There are two questions that those of us who are privileged to lead our nations’ navies must constantly ask ourselves. What does ‘maritime power’ really mean in the st. century, when a new File Size: 56KB.

The official history of the Royal Navy began with the formal establishment of the Royal Navy as the national naval force of the Kingdom of England infollowing the Restoration of King Charles II to the throne. However, for more than a thousand years before that there had been English naval forces varying in type and organization.

In it became the naval force of the Kingdom of Great. Navy Command is the current headquarters body of the Royal Navy, and its major organisational grouping. It is a hybrid, neither a command, nor simply an Navy official writings describe Navy Command Headquarters both as a physical site, on Whale Island, a collective formed of the most senior RN officers, and as a budgetary grouping.

Allegiance: Queen Elizabeth II. Figure 1. HMS Exeter off Sumatra in 76 years this month, the Royal Navy lost the last 8in cruiser it had built, it wasn’t the last in service at that point, but after HMS Exeter, the second of the York Subclass of the Counties class Heavy Cruisers was finished the RN had decided the 6in was a better fit for its needs and along came the Town class to fill the ‘status gap’ a.

He is author/editor of Understanding Modern Warfare (), The Royal Navy and Maritime Power in the Twentieth Century, (), The Role of Amphibious Warfare in British Defence Policy,(), Amphibious Warfare: The theory and practice of amphibious warfare in the twentieth century, (), co-authored with Christopher Tuck.

This book adopts an innovative new approach to examine the role of maritime power and the utility of navies. It uses a number of case studies based upon key Royal Navy operations in the twentieth century to draw out enduring principles about maritime power and to examine the strengths and limitations of maritime forces as instruments of.

The book combines an authoritative examination of critical Royal Navy operations during the twentieth century with a sophisticated analysis of the nature of maritime power.

As such it is of both historical interest and contemporary relevance and will prove equally valuable to academic historians, military professionals and the general reader.

The Navies of the Indian Sub-Continent, ; ck - British Naval Planning post; - Partnership Spurned: The Royal Navy's Search for a Joint Maritime-Air Strategy East of Suez, ; - American Naval Strategy in the Era of World War Three: an Inquiry into the Structure and Process of General War at Sea, The Royal Navy continued to be the world’s most powerful navy well into the 20th century.

During World War I its main mission was the protection of shipping from submarine attack. Naval aviation was established by the British during that war, and the Fleet Air Arm was given control of. 21st Century Corbett is a collection of essays demonstrating the critical role Sir Julian Corbett played in the development of maritime strategy and sea power theory in the early twentieth century.

His close connections with Mahan and Sims helped reinforce the trans-Atlantic axis of. The English Navy becomes the Royal Navy after the restoration of the monarchy under Charles II in By Britain, through the Royal Navy, was the unchallenged mistress of the world's oceans.

The 19th century saw the Royal Navy transform from one of sail and wood into steam and steel. Having won the naval race with Germany, Britain. From aroundsuch genealogies were transformed into state chronicles at Makasar, then a major maritime power influenced by both European and Islamic literary models.

Court diaries also began to be written in the s to record royal births, deaths, and marriages, as. The Navies of the Indian Sub-Continent, ; ck - British Naval Planning post; - Partnership Spurned: The Royal Navy's Search for a Joint Maritime-Air Strategy East of Suez, ; - American Naval Strategy in the Era of World War Three: an Inquiry into the Structure and Process of General War at Sea, Pages: In this book historians and naval officers from Britain, the United States and other countries study the use of naval power over a century, and ask what it is for, and what it can do.

It will be essential reading for modern historians, policy-makers and strategists. They demonstrate that the Royal Navy has been a highly effective, flexible force and go a long way towards their objective of demonstrating the relevance of sea power to Britain’s twentieth-century history.

The volume A History of the Royal Navy: World War II takes up the narrative outlined above and develops it more detail. The opening. 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.

21st Century Knox offers a primer on the thinking of the man who exerted an enormous influence on the U.S. Navy during the first fifty years of the twentieth century.

His ideas on questions of strategy, leadership, and maritime operations remain relevant to naval. This book fills an important gap in the literature on the history of the modern Royal Navy. Eric Grove provides the only up-to-date, single-authored short history of the service over the last two hundred years, synthesizing the new work and latest research on the subject which has radically transformed our understanding of the story of British naval development.

Grove offers a concise and. This book looks at Britain's maritime strategic, operational and tactical success (and failures), through a wide-ranging history of the Royal Navy's role in the war. By the end of the war in Britain was by no means a hegemonic power, but it was the only state capable of.

The Stuart & Commonwealth Navy: This period would see the Union of England and Scotland as Great Britain, the Royal Navy’s first campaigns against a major maritime power, and the beginnings of the Royal Navy’s role as world policy maker as the Navy made its.

Empire, Technology and Seapower Royal Navy crisis in the age of Palmerston, 1st Edition. By Howard J. Fuller. 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.

Abstract. Sir Julian Corbett, in Some Principles of Maritime Strategy 1, defined three roles for a fleet off an enemy port: close blockade to prevent the enemy’s ships from putting to sea; observation blockade to induce the enemy to put to sea, with the object of bringing him to decisive action; and commercial blockade to prevent trade, or ‘economic’ shipping, from entering and : David Brown.

Maintaining a strong Navy is imperative for the continued economic and military security of the United States in the 21 st century. The Navy’s abilities to project force, apply lethal force and deter threats are essential to the maintenance and protection of vital U.S.

interests throughout the world. About A History of the Royal Navy. The British Empire, the largest empire in history, was fundamentally a maritime one. Britain s imperial power was inextricably tied to the strength of the Royal Navy the ability to protect and extend Britain s political and economic interests overseas, and to provide the vital bonds that connected the metropole with the colonies.

Truthfully, it was the empire. It paid for the Navy. In turn, the empire was the raison d’etre for the Royal Navy’s size and strength. Britain’s expanding portfolio of overseas possessions needed protecting, and so did the goods coming out of thos.

The Income Tax. Without an Income tax it is difficult to pay to build a large navy. Britain adopted an Income Tax during the Napoleonic wars and has kept it ever since. The US passed an Income Tax in to pay for the Civil War, it was repealled. The sea, ships, mariners, naval affairs and the actions of the Royal Navy at war have attracted writers from a broad background, including academia and the Service itself.

The following list of titles, some of which have descriptive annotation, is organised in sections relating to the key aspects of naval, nautical and maritime history subjects and their study.

The inclusion of titles here. He starts with Mahan and his groundbreaking book, The Influence of Sea Power upon History, –, which served as a kind of blueprint for .The book also examines Churchill's evolution as a maritime strategist over the course of his career, and documents his critical part in managing Britain's naval decline during the first half of the twentieth century.

Churchill's genuine affection for the Royal Navy has often distracted attention from the fact that his views on sea power were.