The Price of Admiralty: The Evolution of Naval Warfare
Military historian John Keegan's gripping history of naval warfare's evolution.
In The Price of Admirality, leading military historian John Keegan illuminates the history of naval combat by expertly dissecting four landmark sea battles, each featuring a different type of warship: the Battle of Trafalgar, the Battle of Jutland in World War I, the Battle of Midway in World War II, and the long and arduous Battle of the Atlantic.
"The best military historian of our generation."--Tom Clancy
"The Price of Admirality stands alongside Mr. Keegan's earlier works in its power to impart both the big and little pictures of war."--The New York Times
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rsubber - LibraryThing
Finely detailed historical setting for modern naval warfare, including gripping descriptions of classic naval battles and informative treatment of the "dreadnought" races around the turn of the 20th century. Read full review
THE PRICE OF ADMIRALTY: The Evolution of Naval WarUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Keegan (The Mask of Command, 1987); Six Armies in Normandy, 1982; The Face of Battle, 1976; etc.) here offers a bravura appreciation of naval power down through the ages. In aid of his era-spanning ... Read full review