Routledge Handbook of Naval Strategy and Security

Author: Joachim Krause,Sebastian Bruns
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317555392
Category: History
Page: 398
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This new handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the issues facing naval strategy and security in the twenty-first century. Featuring contributions from some of the world’s premier researchers and practitioners in the field of naval strategy and security, this handbook covers naval security issues in diverse regions of the world, from the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean to the Arctic and the piracy-prone waters off East Africa’s coast. It outlines major policy challenges arising from competing claims, transnational organized crime and maritime terrorism, and details national and alliance reactions to these problems. While this volume provides detailed analyses on operational, judicial, and legislative consequences that contemporary maritime security threats pose, it also places a specific emphasis on naval strategy. With a public very much focused on the softer constabulary roles naval forces play (such as humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, naval diplomacy, maintenance of good order at sea), the overarching hard-power role of navies has been pushed into the background. In fact, navies and seapower have been notably absent from many recent academic discussions and deliberations of maritime security. This handbook provides a much-desired addition to the literature for researchers and analysts in the social sciences on the relationship between security policy and military means on, under, and from the sea. It comprehensively explains the state of naval security in this maritime century and the role of naval forces in it. This book will be of much interest to students of naval security and naval strategy, security studies and IR, as well as practitioners in the field.

Great Cruise Ships and Ocean Liners from 1954 to 1986

A Photographic Survey
Author: William H. Miller
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
Category: Transportation
Page: 116
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Fascinating pictorial record of the last of the great ocean liners and rise of luxurious cruise ships. Interior, exterior views of Song of Norway, Rotterdam, Oceanic, Liberte, Queen Elizabeth, QE2, Queen Mary and scores of others.

Lloyd's MIU Handbook of Maritime Security

Author: Rupert Herbert-Burns,Sam Bateman,Peter Lehr
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420054811
Category: Law
Page: 404
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Managing the ever-changing nature and cross-disciplinary challenges of the maritime sector demands a complete understanding of the special characteristics of the maritime space. The complexity of the operations of ships, ports, shipping companies, and naval and coast guard maritime security operations—as well as the economic significance and the inherent security vulnerabilities of global maritime trade—requires a thorough, holistic and adaptable understanding of commercial, law enforcement and naval maritime security phenomena. Written by a team of expert contributors, this book identifies and assesses the issues inherent in developing and implementing maritime security measures. It examines the new maritime security environment, including the different but complementary interests of the shipping industry and national regulatory agencies. The coverage includes analyses of the different threats to maritime security and how they are perceived by different actors in the maritime domain. The editors evaluate the international and national legal frameworks developed for specific sectors and the responses that different nations have given to these initiatives. Comprehensive in scope, the volume addresses security concerns that pertain to a wide spectrum of commercial shipping and maritime security situations, regulatory frameworks, sector-specific vulnerabilities, regional nuances, and port facilities.

Der Sturm

Die letzte Fahrt der Andrea Gail
Author: Sebastian Junger
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783894058418
Page: 320
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Varen in de Lijn van Oranje

Oranje Lijn 1937-1970
Author: Arjen Klein
Publisher: N.A
Category: Shipping
Page: 375
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Geschiedenis van de Rotterdamse rederij Oranje Lijn (1937-1970).

The Encyclopedia of New York State

Author: Peter R. Eisenstadt,Laura-Eve Moss
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815608080
Category: History
Page: 1921
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The Encyclopedia of New York State is one of the most complete works on the Empire State to be published in a half-century. In nearly 2,000 pages and 4,000 signed entries, this single volume captures the impressive complexity of New York State as a historic crossroads of people and ideas, as a cradle of abolitionism and feminism, and as an apex of modern urban, suburban, and rural life. The Encyclopedia is packed with details in fields ranging from sociology and the arts to geography and history. Entries by experts chronicle New York's rich cultural, ethnic, and political history with a cornucopia of subjects from environmentalism to higher education to railroads, weaving the state's diverse regions and peoples into one idea of New York State. Lavishly illustrated with 500 photographs and figures, 120 maps, and 140 tables, the Encyclopedia is key to understanding the state's past, present, and future. It is a crucial reference for students, teachers, historians, and business people, for New Yorkers of all persuasions, and for anyone interested in discovering more about New York State.

Leben auf dem Mississippi

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: nexx verlag gmbh
ISBN: 3958705804
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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»Leben auf dem Mississippi«, der 1883 erschienene, autobiographische Bericht beschreibt Mark Twains Leben als Lotse von 1857 bis 1861 auf verschiedenen Mississippi-Dampfern und das bunte, abenteuerliche Leben auf dem Fluss. »Nach dem fernen Westen« schildert seine Erlebnisse und Eindrücke, die er während einer zwanzigtägigen Fahrt mit der Postkutsche von St. Joseph nach Carson City, Nevadas Hauptstadt, erlebte.

Empire's Crossroads

The Caribbean From Columbus to the Present Day
Author: Carrie Gibson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0230766188
Category: History
Page: 480
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In Empire's Crossroads, Carrie Gibson offers readers a vivid, authoritative and action-packed history of the Caribbean. For Gibson, everything was created in the West Indies: the Europe of today, its financial foundations built with sugar money: the factories and mills built as a result of the work of slaves thousands of miles away; the idea of true equality as espoused in Saint Domingue in the 1790s; the slow progress to independence; and even globalization and migration, with the ships passing to and fro taking people and goods in all possible directions, hundreds of years before the term 'globalization' was coined. From Cuba to Haiti, from Dominica to Martinique, from Jamaica to Trinidad, the story of the Caribbean is not simply the story of slaves and masters - but of fortune-seekers and pirates, scientists and servants, travellers and tourists. It is not only a story of imperial expansion - European and American - but of global connections, and also of life as it is lived in the islands, both in the past and today.

Der Tod auf dem Nil

Ein Fall für Poirot
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe
ISBN: 345517017X
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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Hercule Poirot freut sich auf eine erholsame Kreuzfahrt auf dem Nil. Doch dazu kommt es nicht. Auch Linnet Ridgeway hat sich den Verlauf ihrer Flitterwochen wohl anders vorgestellt. Die junge, bildschöne Millionenerbin wird tot aufgefunden, und Poirots Ermittlungskünste sind gefragt. Fast jeder der Mitreisenden hat ein Motiv.

Der Kater mit Hut

Author: Dr. Seuss,Theodor Seuss Geisel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783492240789
Category: Bilderbuch
Page: 75
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Two children sitting at home on a rainy day are visited by the Cat in the Hat who shows them some tricks and games.