The American Naval Revolution. Walter R. Herrick Jr.

The American Naval Revolution

Baton Rouge: Louisiana University Press, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Hardcover. ix+ 274 pp. with bibliography, index. Fine in very good, somewhat rubbed dust jacket. Important study of the crucial era in the evolution of the United Sattes Navy, the years between the end of the Civil War in 1865 and the Spanish American War of 1898. It was especially between 1890 and the outbreak of the Spanish American conflict that the Navy was transformed from a loosely organized array of small coast defenders into a unified battle fleet of major offensive capability. The author also examines the interrelationship between the burgeoning Navy and American imperialism. Fine / very good. Item #E24058

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