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Naval Force and Peacetime Coercion John B. Hattendorf

Naval Force and Peacetime Coercion

John B. Hattendorf

Published January 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780333556535
Hardcover
256 pages
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In the spectrum of peacetime uses of naval power, this volume focuses on one particular type, where naval force has actually been used for limited purposes with naval weapons fired or fully authorized for use, for the purposes of deterring someMoreIn the spectrum of peacetime uses of naval power, this volume focuses on one particular type, where naval force has actually been used for limited purposes with naval weapons fired or fully authorized for use, for the purposes of deterring some larger action and for achieving a particular foreign policy goal. By comparing and contrasting eight different and little known cases from British naval history, John Hattendorf looks at the dynamics involved in such situations as well as contributes new insights on these incidents.