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Swedish naval administration, 1521-1721 : resource flows and organisational capabilities

Author: Jan Glete
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series: Northern world, v. 46.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a book about how a peasant society created a large navy which was used to conquer and defend a Baltic mpire. It emphasises organisational capabilities rather than maritime skills as essential for early modern navies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Glete, Jan, 1947-
Swedish naval administration, 1521-1721.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
(DLC) 2009032790
(OCoLC)430344800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Glete
ISBN: 9789004179165 900417916X 9789047441519 9047441516 1282950916 9781282950917
OCLC Number: 700939595
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 816 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Preface; List of Tables and Diagrams; Maps; Abbreviations; Terms and Explanations; Chapter One Resources, organisational capabilities and control of the sea; Chapter Two The Swedish dynastic state and its navy; Chapter Three Naval operations and control of the Baltic Sea; Chapter Four Swedish naval administration: Scope, complexity, and structures; Chapter Five Warships and naval strength; Chapter Six Cordage and canvas: Fitting out the navy; Chapter Seven Bronze and iron: Swedish naval ordnance; Chapter Eight A peasant society at sea: Men, leaders, and provisioning.
Series Title: Northern world, v. 46.
Responsibility: by Jan Glete.

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