The price of admiralty: war at sea from man of war to submarine

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Hutchinson, 1988 - History - 292 pages
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Review: The Price of Admiralty: The Evolution of Naval Warfare from Trafalgar to Midway

User Review  - Pete - Goodreads

A bit slow in his overly-detailed way through Trafalgar. Pace picks up tremendously from Jutland and beyond. Basically "The Face of Battle" on the sea. If you liked one, you will like the other. Read full review

Review: The Price of Admiralty: The Evolution of Naval Warfare from Trafalgar to Midway

User Review  - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads

The author is a naval historian. He examines the role of national navies as projectors of national power. The navy is discussed in both war and peace. Read full review

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Contents

Battle at Sea I
1
Jutland
97
The Aftermath
150
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

Military historian John Keegan was born in Clapham, England on May 15, 1934. After spending two years at Wimbledon College he began studying at Balliol College, Oxford in 1953. Following his graduation Keegan was employed for three years at London's American Embassy. Keegan lectured in Military History at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst for 36 years beginning in 1960. During this time he additionally held visiting professorships at Princeton University and Vassar College. In 1997 Keegan began working for the Daily Telegraph as a Defence Correspondent and then Defence Editor. He also contributes to the American website National Review Online. Keegan has written numerous bestselling works of military history, the majority of which focus on warfare from the 14th to the 21st centuries. Among the topics treated are individual battles, strategy, the experience of the common soldier, and technological change in combat. Keegan is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, and he has also been knighted.

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