Naval Warfare, 1815-1914

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Taylor & Francis, Jan 4, 2002 - History - 272 pages
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This book looks at the transition of wooden sailing fleets to the modern steel navy. It details the technological breakthroughs that brought about this change - steampower, armour, artillery and torpedoes, and looks at their affect on naval strategy and tactics.
Part of the ever-growing and prestigious Warfare and History series, this book is a must for enthusiasts of military history.

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About the author (2002)

Lawrence Sondhaus is associate professor in the department of history and political science at the University of Indianapolis. He is the author of "Naval Warfare, 1815-1914" (2000); "Franz Conrad von Hotzendorf: Architect of the Apocalypse" (2000); "Preparing for Weltpolitik: German Sea Power before the Tirpitz Era" (1997); and two volumes on the Austrian navy.

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