Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3265: Maritime Power and Security in Global Politics

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Barnett, R.W. & Gray, C.S. (eds), Seapower and strategy, (London : Tri-Service, 1989) Bell, C. M.,  Churchill and seapower,  (Oxford: OUP, 2012)

Corbett, J.S., Some Principles of Maritime Strategy, (London: Longmans Green,  1911)

Dutton, P., Ross, R. S., Tunsjo, O., (eds), Twenty-first century seapower : cooperation and conflict at sea, (London: Routledge, 2012)

Gorshkov, S. G., The seapower of the state, (Annapolis: NIP,  1979)

Gray, Colin S. The leverage of sea power : the strategic advantage of navies in war (London : Maxwell Macmillan, 1992) Klein, N., Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea, (Oxford: OUP,  2012)

Mahan, A.T., The Influence of Sea Power Upon History 1660-1783 (London: Sampson Low,  1890)

Manicom, J., ‘China and American Seapower in East Asia: Is Accommodation Possible?’ Journal of Strategic Studies, Jun2014, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p345-371.

Parry, C., Super Highway: Sea Power in the 21st Century, (London: Elliot and Thompson,  2014)

Rubel, R.C., Navies and Economic Prosperity: The New Logic of Seapower, Corbett Paper 11, https://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/dsd/research/researchgroups/corbett/corbettpaper11.pdf

Tangredi, S., Globalization and Maritime Power, (2012)

Till, G., Seapower: A Guide for the Twenty-First Century, (London: Routledge, 2013) available online through Uni log in. Till, G., The Development of British Naval Thinking, (London: Routledge,  2006)