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Title:
The indecisiveness of modern war and other essays
Author:
Rose, J. Holland (John Holland), 1855-1942.
Publication Information:
New York : Harcourt, Brace and co., [date of publication not identified]
Physical Description:
vii, 204 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The indecisiveness of modern naval war.--The indecisiveness of modern land war.--Plans of invasion of the British Isles.--The struggle for the Mediterranean in the eighteenth century.--The influence of sea power on Indian history (1746-1802)--Napoleon and sea power.--The prophetic instinct in Nelson.--The state of Nelson's fleet before Trafalgar.--The British title to Malta.--Admiral Duckworth's failure at Constantinople in 1807.--Chivalry and the sea.
Format :
Book