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Rise of American Naval Power

Author: Harold Hance Sprout; Margaret Sprout
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2015] ©1967
Series: Princeton legacy library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Attempts to assemble the historic pattern of contributing factors which shaped the course of American naval development from 1776 to 1918. Originally published in 1966. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sprout, Harold Hance.
Rise of American Naval Power.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Hance Sprout; Margaret Sprout
ISBN: 9781400878833 1400878837
OCLC Number: 979954590
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
Authors' Introduction to the 1966 Edition --
Contents --
I. Chart and Compass --
II. Sea Power and American Independence (1776-1783) --
III. Independence Without Sea Power (1783-1789) --
IV. Federalist Policy: Naval Expansion and Cruiser Warfare (1789-1801) --
V. Jeffersonian Policy: Retrenchment and Passive Coast Defense (1801--1812) --
VI. Strategic Lessons of the War of 1812 (1812-1815) --
VII. The Neglected Lessons of 1812 (1815-1837) --
VIII. From Sails to Steam: The First Phase (1837-1845) --
IX. Naval Policy, Manifest Destiny, and Slave Politics (1845-1861) --
X. The Civil War: Strategic Lessons and Technical Progress (1861-1865) --
XI. Last Tears of the Old Navy (1865-1881) --
XII. Beginnings of the New Navy (1881-1889) --
XIII. Alfred Thayer Mahan: Sea Power and the New Manifest Destiny (1889-1897) --
XIV. Mahan Vindicated: The War with Spain (1897-1901) --
XV. Mahan Triumphant: The Naval Policy of Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) --
XVI. Rooseveltian Policy Without Roosevelt (1909-1913) --
XVII. Politics and Policy on the Eve of the Great War (1913-1914) --
XVIII. Europe at War: Neutrality and Preparedness (1914-1917) --
XIX. America at War: Strategic Lessons and Political Consequences (1917-1918) --
XX. The Log Reviewed --
Motes on Methods and Materials --
Index
Series Title: Princeton legacy library.
Responsibility: Margaret Sprout, Harold Hance Sprout.
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Attempts to assemble the historic pattern of contributing factors which shaped the course of American naval development from 1776 to 1918. Originally published in 1966. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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