Franklin

Battle at sea : 3,000 years of naval warfare / R.G. Grant.

Author/Creator:
Grant, R. G.
Publication:
New York : DK Pub., ©2008.
Format/Description:
Book
360 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 31 cm
Subjects:
Naval art and science -- History.
Naval history.
Naval art and science
Naval history
Local subjects:
Naval art and science -- History.
Naval history.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
This thoroughly illustrated history covers naval warfare from 1200 BC through the Gulf War. It touches on causes, events, and consequences of every major engagement in maritime history. There are also sections on evolving weaponry, technology, tactics, life at sea, and the key ships of war of each era.
Contents:
The age of galleys, 1200 BCE-1550 CE
Overview
Early naval battles and the rise of the Greeks
The Persian Wars
The Peloponnesian War
Roman navel warfare
The first Punic War
Rome achieves mastery of the Mediterranean
Naval warfare in Asia
China, Japan, and Korea
Battles for the Mediterranean
Byzantine-Arab Wars
The rise of the Italian Maritime Republics
The war for Sicily
The rise of sail
The Vikings
Sea battles in Northern Europe
The Ottomans
Christian navies against the Turks
Gan, sail, and empire, 1550-1830
Overview
Japan and Korea
Japanese invasion of Korea
Oceanic empires
Spanish Wars
After the Armada
The rise of Dutch sea power
Rivalry across the North Sea
First Anglo-Dutch War
Second Anglo-Dutch War
Third Anglo-Dutch War
The Sun King's Navy
The French Wars
Baltic conflicts
Sweden fights for domination
The Great Northern War
The Russo-Swedish War
Maintaining British Naval power
Royal Navy battles
Seven years war
The American Revolutionary War
The age of Nelson
French Revolutionary Wars
Napoleonic Wars
Early 19th century battles
The United States at War
Wars of independence
Later Ottoman battles
Steam and steel, 1830-1918
Overview
New Navies of Europe
European Wars: from sail to steam
Gunboat imperialism
The Americas at war
The American Civil War
Spanish and Latin-American conflicts
Rise of the Imperial Japanese Navy
Japanese naval might
The Russo-Japanese War
World War I
Warship battles, 1914-18
The U-Boat War, 1914-18
Carriers, submarines and missiles, 1918-present
Overview
Europe between the wars
World War II: The West
Warship battles 1939-45
The U-boat war 1939-45
Evacuations and landings
War in the Mediterranean
World War II: The Pacific
The Japanese offensive
The battle for Guadalcanal
Drive to victory
Postwar conflicts
Cold war conflicts
The Vietnam War
The Falklands War
Regional conflicts
Middle East and Terrorism.
Notes:
Includes index.
Other format:
Online version: Grant, R.G. Battle at sea.
ISBN:
9780756639730
0756639735
9781740336482
1740336488
9780756671860
0756671868
OCLC:
213080649
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