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Professors of war : the Naval War College and the development of the naval profession

Author: Ronald H Spector
Publisher: Newport, R.I. : Naval War College Press ; Washington : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1977.
Series: U.S. Naval War College historical monograph series, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This is a study of the role of the Naval War College in the professionalization of the U.S. Navy and the effects of that process upon the shaping of naval policy from the founding of the College in 1884 to its temporary discontinuance in 1917 during World War I"--Page 1.
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Genre/Form: History
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Spector, Ronald H., 1943-
Professors of war.
Newport, R.I. : Naval War College Press ; Washington : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1977
(OCoLC)557985073
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald H Spector
OCLC Number: 2965425
Description: viii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The naval calling in the 1880's : new threats and old problems --
The old man of the sea --
The first years --
The uses of history --
A sea of troubles --
War games and wars of the future --
From "war problems" to war plans --
Politics and planing --
A new generation --
Applying the "science of naval warfare" --
Epilogue : the long twilight.
Series Title: U.S. Naval War College historical monograph series, no. 3.
Responsibility: by Ronald Spector.

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"This is a study of the role of the Naval War College in the professionalization of the U.S. Navy and the effects of that process upon the shaping of naval policy from the founding of the College in 1884 to its temporary discontinuance in 1917 during World War I"--Page 1.

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