Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 : Maritime Conflicts and the Transformation of Europe. (eBook, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 : Maritime Conflicts and the Transformation of Europe.

Author: Jan Glete; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Warfare and history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 is the first truly international study of warfare at sea in this period. Commencing in the late fifteenth century with the introduction of gunpowder in naval warfare and the rapid transformation of maritime trade, Warfare at Sea focuses on the scope and limitations of war before the advent of the big battle fleets from the middle of the seventeenth century. The book also compares the social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Glete, Jan
Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 : Maritime Conflicts and the Transformation of Europe
London : Taylor and Francis,c2002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Glete; ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN: 9780203024560 0203024567
OCLC Number: 1058776331
Description: 1 online resource (249 pages).
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Series Title: Warfare and history.

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Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 is the first truly international study of warfare at sea in this period. Commencing in the late fifteenth century with the introduction of gunpowder in naval warfare and the rapid transformation of maritime trade, Warfare at Sea focuses on the scope and limitations of war before the advent of the big battle fleets from the middle of the seventeenth century. The book also compares the social history of seamen and the early officer corps in several European countries and includes discussion on Spain, Portugal, France, Venice, the Ottoman Empire and the Baltic states.

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