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Naval War College Review

Volume 71, Number 2 (2018) Spring


The cover shows the Chinese characters for “maritime great power” superimposed on a representation of the fleet of Admiral Zheng He, China’s fifteenth-century mariner whose expeditions extended throughout Asia and as far as East Africa. China subsequently refrained from extensive maritime endeavors for centuries; recently it has attempted to correct this state of affairs. In “Underway: Beijing’s Strategy to Build China into a Maritime Great Power,” Liza Tobin analyzes what China means by the concept of maritime great power and how it is pursuing that status.

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Full Spring 2018 Issue
The U.S. Naval War College

From the Editor

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From the Editors
Carnes Lord

President's Forum

Articles

Book Reviews

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Churchill & Orwell: The Fight for Freedom
Christopher Nelson and Thomas E. Ricks

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The Evolution of Modern Grand Strategic Thought
Richard J. Norton and Lukas Milevski

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Hannibal
Timothy J. Demy and Patrick N. Hunt

Reflections on Reading

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Reflections on Reading
John E. Jackson

Additional Writing

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Image by Bruno Zaffoni. Original in the Cheng Ho Cultural Museum, Melaka, Malaysia