To Rule the Waves

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

To Rule the Waves

To Rule the Waves

To Rule the Waves tells the extraordinary story of how the British Royal Navy allowed one nation to rise to a level of power unprecedented in history. From the navy's beginnings under Henry VIII to the age of computer warfare and special ops, historian Arthur Herman tells the spellbinding tale of great battles at sea, heroic sailors, violent conflict, and personal tragedy -- of the way one mighty institution forged a nation, an empire, and a new world. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

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To Rule the Waves
Language: en
Pages: 688
Authors: Arthur Herman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-10-25 - Publisher: Harper Collins

To Rule the Waves tells the extraordinary story of how the British Royal Navy allowed one nation to rise to a level of power unprecedented in history. From the navy's beginnings under Henry VIII to the age of computer warfare and special ops, historian Arthur Herman tells the spellbinding tale
To Rule the Waves
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Bruce Jones
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-14 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

From a brilliant Brookings Institution writer, a vivid, timely, and insightful examination of the critical role that oceans play in the daily struggle for global power, in the bestselling tradition of Robert Kaplan’s The Revenge of Geography. For centuries, oceans were the chessboard on which empires battled for dominance. But
To Rule the Waves
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Bruce Jones
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-14 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

From a brilliant Brookings Institution writer, a vivid, timely, and insightful examination of the critical role that oceans play in the daily struggle for global power, in the bestselling tradition of Robert Kaplan’s The Revenge of Geography. For centuries, oceans were the chessboard on which empires battled for dominance. But
How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves: Updated to 1900
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: William Henry Giles Kingston
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Library of Alexandria

Rome was not built in a day, nor has the glorious British Navy attained its present condition except by slow degrees, by numerous trials and experiments, by improvements gradually and cautiously introduced, and by the employment of a vast amount of thought, energy, and toil. We are apt to forget
How Britannia came to Rule the Waves
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: William H. G. Kingston
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-29 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

In diesem Buch des Schriftstellers William H. G. Kingston (1814-1880) bekommt der Leser einen umfassenden Einblick in die Marinegeschichte von seinen Anfängen bis 1900. Es handelt sich hierbei um eine englischsprachige Ausgabe.

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