High Seas, High Stakes: Naval Battles That Changed History
14xAudio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 64 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 07:25:11 | + PDF Guide | 205 mb
Naval battles have long captured the popular imagination, from confrontations between Athens and Sparta in the ancient world to the epic conflicts that took place during the World Wars and beyond. In this riveting series of lectures, Professor Timothy B. Shutt of Kenyon College explores the naval battles that have helped to establish empires and have changed history. Throughout the course of world events, as trade and commerce grew in importance and nations became ever more dependent on the import and export of all manner of goods, control of the world's waterways and shipping lanes became a key determinant in which nations reigned supreme.