The subtitle of Arthur Herman’s grand maritime history To Rule the Waves gives it all away: How the British Navy Shaped the World. Through a series of well-described episodes, Herman con- vincingly discusses how the Royal Navy came to dominate the seas and sus- tained Britain’s ability to expand and maintain its empire.
Garber, Paul William
"To Rule the Waves: How the British Navy Shaped the World,,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 58
, Article 18.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol58/iss3/18