Author Results for Alan James

Raising the Profile of Naval History: an International Perspective on Early Modern Navies

By Alan James

The organization of violence at sea led to the emergence of national navies in early modern times. Acknowledging the debt owed in this field to Jan Glebe and his magisterial 1993 work Navies, and Nations: Warships, navies and state-building in Europe and America, 1500-1860, the author questions whether theories of military advance by technical revolutions […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Early Modern)
Subjects include: Navies | Science & Exploration | Shipbuilding & Design