By: SPROUT, Harold and Margaret Classics of Naval Literature CAMPBELL, Charles Conrad HAGAN, Kenneth J.
Naval Institute , Annapolis, 1980, ISBN:0870215345:
Seller ID: 18407
SPROUT, Harold and Margaret. The Rise of American Naval Power 1776-1918. 1966 Edition. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1980). Pp. (14),1-404,(2). 8vo, tan cloth with black titles to spine. "Set against the background of the first 142 years of American history the authors have examined and syntehsized in broad perspective the ideas and forces that produced the ships, the shore establishment, the public attitudes, and the traditions and doctrines of the U.S. navy. Beginning the American naval epic with the lessonsof the Revolution, the authors devote chapters to such topics as Federa... View More...