JAPANESE SEA POWER: A Maritime Nation's Struggle for Identity

By: Sajima, Naoko and Tachikawa, Kyoichi

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xiv, + 202pp. Illustrated throughout: colour plates and maps, b/white halftone plates, plus multi-colour graphs. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. Textblock pristine. This title is a stand-alone Volume Two in the 'Foundations of International Thinking on Sea Power' series, published by Sea Power Centre - Australia. This work examines the highs and lows of Japanese sea power. From the late 1850s Japan developed an oceanic navy capable of defeating rival Pacific naval powers. Since 1951, contemporary Japan has become an important contributor via their Maritime Self-Defense Force to national policy and regional stability. Bringing together historical and contemporary evidence, the authors tell their story . . . Contents include: Prelims., Abbs. and Acronyms, Author Bios., Credits/Acks., Preface, 1/ Introduction to Maritime Japan. 2/ The Birth and Evolution of Japanese Sea Power: A History to World War Two. 3/ Contemporary Japanese Sea Power: Weighing Anchor. Appendices, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 390g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: JAPANESE SEA POWER: A Maritime Nation's Struggle for Identity

Author Name: Sajima, Naoko and Tachikawa, Kyoichi

Categories: Military History, History - General,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T., Australia, Sea Power Centre/Commonwealth of Australia: 2009

ISBN Number: 0642297053

ISBN Number 13: 9780642297051

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 012948

Keywords: Military History, Japan, Naval History (Japan), Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force, Sajima, Naoka, 1959- , Series: Foundations of International Thinking on Sea Power