Heresies of Sea Power

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Heresies of Sea Power  (1906) 
by John Fredrick Thomas Jane


HERESIES OF SEA POWER



BY FREDERICK T. JANE






WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS



LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.

39 PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON

NEW YORK AND BOMBAY

1906

All rights reserved

CONTENTS.




PART I. SEVEN GREAT NAVAL WARS AND THEIR PARADOXES

I. THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR.

II. THE FIRST PUNIC WAR.

III. THE SECOND PUNIC WAR.

IV. ACTUM AND LEPANTO.

V. THE SPANISH ARMADA.

PART II. PROBLEMS THAT 'SEA POWER' DOES NOT SOLVE

I. SOME TACTICAL AND STRATEGICAL PROBLEMS.

II. BASE POWER.

III.THE GUERRE DE COURSE.

IV. COLONIES AND SEA POWER.

V. INTERNATIONAL LAW.

VI. THE INVASION OF ENGLAND.

VII.SECRECY AND SEA POWER

PART III. THE TREND OF THINGS.

I. ETERNAL PRINCIPLES.

II. THE EVOLUTION OF NAVIES.

III. THE DIMENSIONS OF WARSHIPS.

IV. THE EVOLUTION OF THE BATTLESHIP.

V. 'FITNESS TO WIN'.

Map to illustrate Peloponnesian War...27

Map of Syracuse to illustrate Peloponnesian War...35

Map to illustrate Punic Wars...41

One of the Venetian Galleasses at Lepanto..[to face]...75

Map to illustrate the Course of the Spanish Armada...79

Ship of the Spanish Armada... } 81

Ship of William the Conqueror...} 81

British Ship at the time of the Spanish Armada...83

Map to illustrate Russo-Japanese War...89

Map of Port Arthur..(to face) ...91

Map showing Principal British Trade Routes...166

Map to illustrate Campaign of 1805 and Earlier...217

Egyptian Ship about 2500 B.C. ...278

Large Egyptian Ship in the Red Sea circa 1200 B.C. ...279

Egyptian Warship in Action 1000 B.C. ...280

Asiatic Warship in same Battle...280

Phœnician Warship circa 700 B.C. From Nineveh Monuments...281

The Great Harry...(to face)...302

Cyclops—Early Paddle Warship...310

French Floating Battery in the Crimean War...311

The Old Turret Ship Royal Sovereign...313

The Royal Sovereign...(to face)...313