High Seas, High Stakes: Naval Battles That Changed History


      High Seas, High Stakes: Naval Battles That Changed History
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 com merce grew in importance and nations became ever 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 As demon strated so aptly in the World Wars, blockades at sea can strangle a nation as effectively as sieges laid against walled cities of old.With studied insight into the events that have shaped the world over the millennia, Professor Shutt imparts an under standing and appreciation for the importance of naval warfare in world history and of the grandeur and daring that define these awe inspiring clashes Lecture 1 SalamisLecture 2 ArginusaeLecture 3 EcnomusLecture 4 ActiumLecture 5 LepantoLecture 6 The Spanish ArmadaLecture 7 The Downs and the Dutch WarsLecture 8 Quiberon BayLecture 9 TrafalgarLecture 10 TsushimaLecture 11 JutlandLecture 12 The Battles of the AtlanticLecture 13 The Battle of MidwayLecture 14 Endgame The Battles of the Philippine Sea and Leyte Gulf New Read [ High Seas, High Stakes: Naval Battles That Changed History ] author [ Timothy B. Shutt ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

For eighteen years Professor Timothy Baker Shutt has taught at Kenyon College in rural Gambier, Ohio, famed for its splendid teaching, for its literary tradition, and for its unwavering commitment to the liberal arts No teacher at Kenyon has ever beenoften honored, both by the college and by his students, for his exceptional skills in the classroom and as a lecturer Professor Shutt s courses in Kenyon s interdisciplinary Integrated Program in Humane Studies and in the Department of English alike are always heavily oversubcribed, and he lectures on Homer, Plato, and Aristotle, the Bible and the Greek historians, Virgil and Dante every year to a packed house.Shutt is a native of Ohio, raised in Michigan and schooled in Connecticut, where he was honored as an All American swimmer during his high school years at the Hotchkiss School, and devoted much of his time to drama He majored in English as undergraduate at Yale 72 After three years at St Mark s School of Texas, where he taught English and History and coached swimming Shutt went on to graduate school in English, specializing in medieval literature and the history of ideas at the University of Virginia as a du Pont Fellow After earning his Ph.D in 1984, Shutt spent two further years at Virginia as Mellon Post Doctoral Research Fellow, and took a position at Kenyon in 1986, where he has taught happily ever since, deeply enjoying his contacts with his students and the peaceful life of the Ohio countryside.

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  • High Seas, High Stakes: Naval Battles That Changed History
  • Timothy B. Shutt
  • English
  • 02 November 2019

10 thoughts on “ High Seas, High Stakes: Naval Battles That Changed History

  1. says:

    My expectation wasn t super high for this book The four stars are probably a bit generous based upon expectations It s really a series of lectures presented by a college professor on significant naval battles The college professor is interesting and knowledgable, but it is still a professor provi...

  2. says:

    This is one of Shutt s weaker offerings His main area of study seems to be epic poetry in the Middle Ages This collection of stories that illuminate a small collection of military world history comes off as much less polished than his other courses, but still his enthusiasm comes through The course a...

  3. says:

    Var fyrir vonbrig um me essa fyrirlestra B i fannst m r kennarinn Shutt vera n kv mur vali s nu hva v ri battle Stundum var a einst k orrusta en rum tilvikum var a samansafn taka sama sv i yfir langt t mabil Einnig eru herslur vestr na bardaga sem mikilv gustu Ekkert er minnst t mabili As u og Indlandi ur en Evr pub ar og Bandar kjamenn s ttu anga en ar voru margir bardagar sem skiptu sk pum um r un st rvelda ar A s ustu voru sk ringar Shutts Var fyrir vonbrig um me essa fyrirlestra B i fannst m r kennarinn Shutt vera n kv mur vali s nu hva v ri battle Stundum var a einst k orrusta en rum tilvikum var a samansafn taka sama sv i yfir ...

  4. says:

    I listened to the lecture rather than reading it, thus profiting from the subtle enthusiasm of the lecturer for his topic I can understand, however, that those less familiar with some of the history would be confused by Shutt often jumping around too quickly or leaving our some introductory...

  5. says:

    This lecture series has a fundamental problem in that each battle is treated so briefly that you feel like you didn t get a chance to learn them This is not so much the fault of the professor as this choice of format, namely allowing only so much time for each fight.

  6. says:

    If you re a student of naval history Professor Shutt is not likely to tell you anything about Trafalgar or Midway you don t already know, that said, this is a very good survey of naval battles and would be a perfect introduction to the subject for a bright teenager interested in such things.

  7. says:

    I didn t like my first try, but this time I enjoyed the lectures Will follow up with some related reading.

  8. says:

    not much in this course which I didn t know the title was a bit bombastic and the lecturer had a very over the top method of reading not bad, just not very good

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