Freedom of expression and individual enterprise flowing from merchant imperatives have distinguished the societies of powers dominant at sea; and since supreme maritime nations have prevailed over their territorial rivals in the great wars of the modern era, it is they who have created today's world. In this final volume of his maritime series, Peter Padfield carries the theme through the terrible wars of the last century to the present day, reaching controversial and unpalatable conclusions.
Author: Peter Padfield
Title: Maritime Dominion and the Triumph of the Free World: Naval Campaigns That Shaped the Modern World 1852-2001
Series: The Maritime Supremacy Trilogy
First Published by: John Murray
Date: 22 January 2009