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JAPANESE SEA POWER: A Maritime Nation's Struggle for Identity, Sajima, Naoko and Tachikawa, Kyoichi

Author Name    Sajima, Naoko and Tachikawa, Kyoichi

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

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Edition   First Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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

ISBN Number    0642297053 / 9780642297051

Seller ID   012948

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.

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

Price = 30.08 AUD



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