The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783

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Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 209,004 / 625 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 28.9
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 2,581
Added to site: 2007.11.20
mnybks.net#: 19122
Genres: Nautical, History

An examination of the general history of Europe and America with particular reference to the effect of sea power upon the course of that history.

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ast Indies 273 Influence of Sea Power in Indian affairs 275 La Bourdonnais reduces Madras 276 Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle, 1748 277 Madras exchanged for Louisburg 277 Results of the war 278 Effect of Sea Power on the issue 279

CHAPTER VIII.

SEVEN YEARS' WAR, 1756-1763.--ENGLAND'S OVERWHELMING POWER AND CONQUESTS ON THE SEAS, IN NORTH AMERICA, EUROPE, AND EAST AND WEST INDIES.--SEA BATTLES: BYNG OFF MINORCA; HAWKE AND CONFLANS; POCOCK AND D'ACHÉ IN EAST INDIES.

Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle leaves many questions unsettled 281 Dupleix pursues his aggressive policy 281 He is recalled from India 282 His policy abandoned by the French 282 Agitation in North America 283 Braddock's expedition, 1755 284 Seizure of French ships by the English, while at peace 285 French expedition against Port Mahon, 1756 285 Byng sails to relieve the place 286 Byng's action off Port Mahon, 1756 286 Characteristics of the French naval policy 287 Byng

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2011.01.12
Robert Haslach
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Mahan's book needs no further review. It is a fundamental work on sea power and should be read by any serious student of the subject


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