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States and Their Navies from the Late Sixteenth to the End of the Eighteenth Centuries

Jaap R. Bruijn

in War and Competition between States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202141
eISBN:
9780191675188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the European naval power from the late 16th to the end of the 18th centuries. The nature of intra-state conflicts and the growing interest in shipping and trade forced ... More


Naval Power, Mao Zedong, and the War in China, 1926–1949

Francis Grice

in The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

Naval power had a huge impact on the rise of Mao Zedong and the Communists in China from 1926 to 1949. Despite this, scholars have often marginalized its role because Mao himself wrote very little ... More


The Royal Navy and the British Empire

Barry M. Gough

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The corpus of writing on the subject of the interrelationship between naval and Imperial history previously has been confined to two branches. However, Arthur J. Marder and Gerald S. Graham ... More


Prospects of Defeat, Obligations of Honour

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter examines the sinews of modern war. It looks at the impact of American unrestricted submarine warfare on Japan, IJN's concepts of naval power and trade protection, ... More


The Aircraft Carrier Club

Lilach Gilady

in The Price of Prestige: Conspicuous Consumption in International Relations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226433202
eISBN:
9780226433349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226433349.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the dynamics of international conspicuous consumption by focusing on an international “luxury commodity”: the aircraft carrier. It begins with a background on the Swedish ... More


Epilogue Homecoming

William P. Leeman

in The Long Road to Annapolis: The Founding of the Naval Academy and the Emerging American Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833834
eISBN:
9781469604039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895825_leeman.13
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on John Paul Jones's leaving the United States in search of martial glory elsewhere. Jones was disillusioned with the Continental Congress's lack of interest in developing ... More


Militarism in a Global Age: Naval Ambitions in Germany and the United States before World War I

Dirk Bönker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450402
eISBN:
9780801463884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450402.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

At the turn of the twentieth century, the United States and Germany emerged as the two most rapidly developing industrial nation-states of the Atlantic world. The elites and intelligentsias of both ... More


A Useful Category of Analysis?: Grand Strategy and US Foreign Relations from the Civil War through World War I

Katherine C. Epstein

in Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190695668
eISBN:
9780190093143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695668.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the transformation of US foreign relations in the period from 1865 to 1918. Some historians have explicitly analyzed this transformation in terms of “grand strategy.” Others who ... More


Introduction

Carolyn Higbie

in The Lindian Chronicle and the Greek Creation of their Past

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199241910
eISBN:
9780191714351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241910.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter provides an overview of the sanctuary of Athena Lindia at Lindos on Rhodes, describing the buildings and their architectural details. It also features figures of views and maps of the ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Way 1898–1903

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the aftermath of the Spanish–American War and its implications for Guam. The American clash with Spain grew largely out of the expansionist ambitions of highly aggressive and ... More


Colonialism in Vietnam and Southeast Asia in the Late Pre-European Period

Mark Staniforth and Jun Kimura

in Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054766
eISBN:
9780813053493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054766.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The rise of the Yuan Dynasty under Kublai Khan, the fifth emperor of the Mongol Empire, in thirteenth century China shows a distinctive polity that exemplifies two overlapping forms of colonialism. ... More


Athenian Naval Power in the Fourth Century

George Cawkwell

in Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199593286
eISBN:
9780191804557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199593286.003.0018
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter argues that, within the unavoidable limits of the Athenian city-state, the navy was as good as it could be; and the charge that it was the naval system that in a large measure led to ... More


Introduction

David Syrett

in Shipping and Military Power in the Seven Years War: The Sails of Victory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859897860
eISBN:
9781781380710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897860.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explains that the British victory in the Seven Years' War was due to the kingdom's maritime strategic mobility. It argues that the naval power in the form of the Royal Navy was essential ... More


Reassuring and Unnerving the Neighbors: Japan

John W. Garver

in China's Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190261054
eISBN:
9780190261085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261054.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Reassuring Japan that China’s growing power will not be used against it is necessary for China to achieve primacy in Asia. A Japan apprehensive of China’s power will seek to counter it by armament ... More


Persian Countermeasures: The War in the Aegean

Waldemar Heckel

in In the Path of Conquest: Resistance to Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190076689
eISBN:
9780197501146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076689.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Macedonian invasion force was not a large one, 50,000 men at the most. And the conquest of Asia Minor was at best superficial, with the largest and most influential cities as the main targets. It ... More


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