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War, Strategy, and Maritime Power
War, Strategy, and Maritime Power
Edited by B. Mitchell Simpson III
Rutgers University Press, 1977, 350 pp

A collection of 19 essays and lectures originally delivered at the U.S. Naval War College between 1952 and 1974. Overwhelmingly historical, the articles address the nature and purpose of war, strategy, the influence of technology, and several cold war case studies. The most provocative essay is by Vice Admiral John Lee, sketching alternative U.S. military roles in a period of resource scarcity.