Tide of Empires: 1654-1763 Volume 2

Tide of Empires: 1654-1763 Volume 2 : Decisive Naval Campaigns in the Rise of the West

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Beginning with England poised to take over as foremost world trading and naval power, leading through the epic struggle of both maritime powers against Bourbon France, this volume, originally published in 1982, concludes with England's assumption of the 'Sovereignty of the Seas'. In this challenging view of naval history, which also embraces economics, finance and philosophy, political and individual freedoms are seen not so much as a cultural heritage, but as the necessary bed-fellos of 'Sea Power' and incompatible with its antithesis, 'Territorial Power'.
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  • Hardback | 290 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 22.86mm | 544g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138934577
  • 9781138934573
  • 2,325,278

Table of contents

1. The Triumph of Holland 2. The Second Anglo-Dutch War 3. Colbert and the Rise of France 4. The Third Anglo-Dutch War 5. The Maritime Powers Against the Sun King 6. The Triumph of England 7. The Empire of the Oceans
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