Overview:Charts of War: The Maps and Charts That Have Informed and Illustrated War at Sea - John Blake has drawn on his extensive knowledge of some of the most impressive collections in the world, such as the UKHO in Britain, the Library of Congress in the USA, the Scheepvaart Museum in the Netherlands and the Biblioteca Maritima in Spain, together with his experience in the Royal Navy, to produce a fascinating illustrated account of the role that charts have played in planning, preventing, conducting and recording war at sea. Chapters are divided as follows. * Chapter I: The Ancient Chart; * Chapter II: The Renaissance Chart; * Chapter III: American Gold; * Chapter IV: The Ancien Regime; * Chapter V: Birth of a Nation; * Chapter VI; Charts of Global War; * Chapter VII: Brother Against Brother; * Chapter VIII: The Modern Chart of War. Each chapter opens with an overview of of the main actions and developments of the period and is followed by a plate section of charts with extended captions that explain their relevance. They not only include charts of major battles, amphibious attacks and single-ship duels, but also those that were drawn up for strategic and espionage purposes. Throughout, major themes are discussed with regard to changing tactics in naval warfare and developing techniques in chartmaking and surveying.

This book is on page /2e7b5e0f27aa5a15196a5119e9ab7e5c/book/1603725679-9781844860319. It was written by the following authors: John Blake. Book Charts of War: The Maps and Charts That Have Informed and Illustrated War at Sea, which can be read online, published by the company: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: History, Education, Science, Medicine, Society, Politics, Technology. The book was published on 2006-09-28 00:00:00. It has 160 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 1316 g. File for download Charts of War: The Maps and Charts That Have Informed and Illustrated War at Sea has PDF format and is called charts-of-war-the-maps-and-charts-that-have-informed-and-illustrated-war-at-sea.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our orenclub.biz site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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