eBook The History of Navies Around the World, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1622751434
  • ISBN-13: 9781622751433
  • DDC: 359.009
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 136 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released July 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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An essential guide for all readers interested in high seas combat, this book covers the history of navies from the time of ancient Greek galleys to the development of battleships in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to the present day. Various types of combat vessels are explained in detail with vivid photographs to illustrate. Significant attention is also given to the most noteworthy modern navies, including those of North Korea, Russia, and the United States.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What is a Navy?.
2: From Galley to Ship of the Line: Navies from Ancient Times to c. 1850.
3: The Age of Steam and Steel: Navies from c. 1850 to 1945.
4: Significant Naval Engagements since the Second World War.
5: Navies in the Modern Age.
6: Notable Navies of the World.
7: The United States Navy.
8: History of the United States Navy.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.