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This People's Navy The Making of American Sea Power

ISBN-10: 0029134714

ISBN-13: 9780029134719

Edition: 1992

Authors: Kenneth J. Hagan

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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 8/21/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 468
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

KENNETH J. HAGAN is Professor of Strategy at U.S. Naval War College at Monterey and is an award-winning author of many books including the New York Times Notable Book, This People's Navy.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The American Way of War at Sea, 1775-1783
"A Good Occasion to Begin a Navy," 1783-1800
"Strength and Bravery in Every Sea," 1801-1815
Extending the Empire of Commerce, 1815-1846
Brown-Water War for a Blue-Water Empire, 1846-1860
A Navy Divided Against Itself, 1861-1890
"Not Merely a Navy for Defense," 1890-1898
"Incomparably the Greatest Navy in the World," 1898-1918
Facing the Island Empires, 1919-1933
Guerre de Course Once Again, 1933-1945
The Navy's War in the Pacific, 1941-1945
In Search of a Mission, 1945-1962
Toward a Six-Hundred-Ship Navy, 1963-1990
Epilogue
Bibliographical Essay
Index