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Problems of the Pacific

ByFranke Fox

Problems of the Pacific is a historical book By Franke Fox. The Pacific is the ocean of the future. As civilisation grows and distances dwindle, man demands a larger and yet larger stage for the fighting-out of the ambitions of races. The Mediterranean sufficed for the settlement of the issues between the Turks and the Christians, between the Romans and the Carthaginians, between the Greeks and the Persians, and who knows what other remote and unrecorded struggles of the older peoples of its littoral. Then the world became too great to be kept in by the Pillars of Hercules, and Fleets—in the service alike of peace and war—ranged over the Atlantic. The Mediterranean lost its paramount importance, and dominance of the Atlantic became the test of world supremacy.

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Publication Date
Jul 26, 2012
Language
English
ISBN
9781300001027
Category
History
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Franke Fox

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Format
EPUB

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