Engineering & Transportation

Progressives in Navy Blue: Maritime Strategy, American Empire, and the Transformation of U.S. Naval Identity, 1873 * 1898

This study examines how intellectual and institutional developments transformed the U.S. Navy from 1873 to 1898. The period was a dynamic quarter-century in which Americans witnessed their Navy evolve. Cultures of progress–clusters of ideas, beliefs, values, and practices pertaining to modern warfare and technology–guided the Navy’s transformation. […Learn More]