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by Jan Glete
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Humanities
  • Author:
    Jan Glete
  • ISBN:
    0415214556
  • ISBN13:
    978-0415214551
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  • Publisher:
    Routledge; 1 edition (December 17, 1999)
  • Pages:
    256 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Humanities
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Firstly, Glete has the ability to analyse how navies as organisations were vital.

As a naval officer and PhD student in comparative politics, there are in particular two valuable features of the book that I would like to stress. Firstly, Glete has the ability to analyse how navies as organisations were vital aspects of European state formation. This means that he is also able to evaluate macro-sociological theories on state formation.

Start reading Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 on your Kindle in under a minute. As a naval officer and PhD student in comparative politics, there are in particular two valuable features of the book that I would like to stress.

Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 is the first truly international study of warfare at sea in this period

Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 is the first truly international study of warfare at sea in this period. The book also compares the social history of seamen and the early officer corps in several European countries and includes discussion on Spain, Portugal, France, Venice, the Ottoman Empire and the Baltic states

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Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 is the first truly international study of warfare at sea in this period. Glete’s thesis is quite clear

Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 is the first truly international study of warfare at sea in this period. Glete’s thesis is quite clear. His argument is that trade, the formation of states and the rise and fall of various economic and political centers are all related to the change This work presents an overview of a much neglected time period of maritime history. The book also compares the social history of seamen and the early officer corps in several European countries and includes discussion on Spain, Portugal, France, Venice, the Ottoman Empire and the Baltic states

The content of the present book is mainly focusing in the maritime conflicts looked at as one of the parts of the process of transformation that took place in Europe from the end-XVIII century to the mid-XVII century. The main lines of the subject transformation are quite well-known, Looking from the maritime perspective, some of the parts of this transformation process were considered particularly important. Jan Glete is Lecturer in History at Stockholm University in Sweden, and his books include Navies and Nations: Warships, navies and state building in Europe and America, 1500-1860. This new series of single-authored books on war, warfare and society marks a major new publishing initiative in military history for undergraduate students. The book also compares the social history of seamen and the early officer corps in several European countries and includes discussion on Spain, Portugal, France, Venice, the Ottoman Empire and the Baltic states

Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 is the first truly international study of warfare at sea in this period. Commencing in the late fifteenth century with the introduction of gunpowder in naval warfare and the rapid transformation of maritime trade, Warfare at Sea focuses on the scope and limitations of war before the advent of the big battle fleets from the middle of the seventeenth century. The book also compares the social history of seamen and the early officer corps in several European countries and includes discussion on Spain, Portugal, France, Venice, the Ottoman Empire and the Baltic states.