The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783
First published almost a century ago, this classic text on the history and tactics of naval warfare had a profound effect on the imperial policies of all the major powers. Kaiser Williams is said to have "devoured" this book, and it was avidly read by presidents (including both Roosevelts), kings, prime ministers, admirals and chancellors.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nandadevi - LibraryThing
Well sometimes a classic is book that is good to own, but not to read. Innovative as it might have been in it's day, it's more significant on reflection for creating history (arguably being an ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dcornwall - LibraryThing
Such a hard long slog, but useful points were made. Especially about the roots of sea power and how sometimes the best way to seize land is to hold the seas. Some of the book has been overtaken by ... Read full review