Problems of the Pacific

Problems of the Pacific

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The Pacific is the ocean of the future. As civilisation grows and distances dwindle, man demands a larger and yet larger stage for the fighting-out of the ambitions of races. The Mediterranean sufficed for the settlement of the issues between the Turks and the Christians, between the Romans and the Carthaginians, between the Greeks and the Persians, and who knows what other remote and unrecorded struggles of the older peoples of its littoral. Then the world became too great to be kept in by the Pillars of Hercules, and Fleets-in the service alike of peace and war-ranged over the Atlantic. The Mediterranean lost its paramount importance, and dominance of the Atlantic became the test of world supremacy.
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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.84mm | 204.12g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508663424
  • 9781508663423

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