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The Resource To master the boundless sea : the U.S. Navy, the marine environment, and the cartography of empire, Jason W. Smith

To master the boundless sea : the U.S. Navy, the marine environment, and the cartography of empire, Jason W. Smith

Label
To master the boundless sea : the U.S. Navy, the marine environment, and the cartography of empire
Title
To master the boundless sea
Title remainder
the U.S. Navy, the marine environment, and the cartography of empire
Statement of responsibility
Jason W. Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As the United States grew into an empire in the late nineteenth century, notions like 'sea power' derived not only from fleets, bases, and decisive battles, but also from a scientific effort to understand and master the ocean environment. Beginning in the early nineteenth century and concluding in the first years of the twentieth, Jason W. Smith tells the story of the rise of the U.S. Navy and the emergence of American ocean empire through its struggle to control nature. In vividly told sketches of exploration, naval officers, war, and, most significantly, the ocean environment, Smith draws together insights from environmental, maritime, military, and naval history, and the history of science and cartography, placing the U.S. Navy's scientific efforts within a broader cultural context"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Jason W.
Dewey number
359.00973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E182
LC item number
.S574 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Flows, migrations, and exchanges
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Nautical charts
  • Cartography
  • Imperialism and science
  • United States
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Cartography
  • Imperialism and science
  • Nautical charts
  • United States
Label
To master the boundless sea : the U.S. Navy, the marine environment, and the cartography of empire, Jason W. Smith
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction: The Boundless Sea; 1. Wilderness of Waters; 2. Empire of Commerce and Science; 3. The Common Highway; 4. Conquering Old Ocean; 5. 'Twixt the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea; 6. Making War upon the Chart; Epilogue: Controlling the Great Common; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; W
Control code
1031374169
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (269 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469640464
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt22s4xj0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1031374169
Label
To master the boundless sea : the U.S. Navy, the marine environment, and the cartography of empire, Jason W. Smith
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction: The Boundless Sea; 1. Wilderness of Waters; 2. Empire of Commerce and Science; 3. The Common Highway; 4. Conquering Old Ocean; 5. 'Twixt the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea; 6. Making War upon the Chart; Epilogue: Controlling the Great Common; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; W
Control code
1031374169
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (269 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469640464
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt22s4xj0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1031374169

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