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 Professor of History at the University of Indianapolis, where he is Director of the Institute for the Study of War and Diplomacy. His previous publications include Franz Conrad von Hotzendorf: Architect of the Apocalypse (2000), Naval Warfare, 1815 1914 (2001), and Strategic Culture and Ways of War (2006).

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