WorldCat Identities

Pocock, Tom

Overview
Works: 51 works in 243 publications in 4 languages and 5,493 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Naval history  History  Juvenile works  Personal narratives‡vAustralian  Personal narratives  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Guidebooks  Tours  Military history 
Roles: Author, Creator, Interviewee, pre
Classifications: DA87.1.N4, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Tom Pocock
 
Most widely held works by Tom Pocock
Horatio Nelson by Tom Pocock( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of Horatio Nelson juxtaposes details of his daily life, loves, friendships and opinions with the great events which make him one of the most memorable figures in British history. This is the story of the man who saved Britain from invasion and gave it maritime supremacy. - Publisher
The terror before Trafalgar : Nelson, Napoleon, and the secret war by Tom Pocock( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon's threatened invasion of England is examined, revealing a "secret war" being waged between the two powers employing spies and new weapons
Nelson and his world by Tom Pocock( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the English admiral whose exploits assured his country's supremacy on the seas
Rider Haggard and the lost empire by Tom Pocock( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remember Nelson : the life of Captain Sir William Hoste by Tom Pocock( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Hoste (1780-1828) entered the navy in April 1793, under the special care of Nelson, who had a lively affection for him. His career thereafter resembles the naval heroes of fiction such as Horatio Hornblower, Jack Aubrey or Nicholas Ramage. He became lieutenant in 1798, and was appointed commander of the Mutine brig after the battle of the Nile, at which he was present as lieutenant of the Theseus. In 1802 he was promoted post captain by Lord St Vincent. During all his active career, he was employed in the Mediterranean and the Adriatic and made a fortune of at least £6o, ooo by the capt
Chelsea Reach: the brutal friendship of Whistler and Walter Greaves by Tom Pocock( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battle for empire : the very first world war, 1756-63 by Tom Pocock( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and German and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East and West of Suez : the retreat from empire by Tom Pocock( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Moorehead by Tom Pocock( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Marryat : seaman, writer, and adventurer by Tom Pocock( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Nelson in the Americas by Tom Pocock( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trafalgar : an eyewitness history by Tom Pocock( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805, in which the British fleet routed French and Spanish ships off the coast of Spain, marked the final defeat of Napoleon's plot to invade Britain - and made Nelson his nation's greatest hero, even though it cost him his life. This book brings together first-hand accounts of the lead-up to battle, the horrors of the conflict and its aftermath. It is a story told through the letters, diaries and some previously unpublished documents of the people who witnessed it, from Nelson and his officers to the crews from both sides
Fighting general: the public and private campaigns of General Sir Walter Walker by Tom Pocock( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En bog om Chefen for NATO's Nordregion (1969) General Sir Walter Walker liv i den Britiske hær, opgaverne i Burma, Malaya, Øst malaysia og Borneo sluttende med generalens periode som chef for NATO's Nordregion
Sailor King : the life of King William IV by Tom Pocock( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie over de Engelse koning (1765-1837)
Nelson's women by Tom Pocock( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stopping Napoleon : war and intrigue in the Mediterranean by Tom Pocock( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This authoritative text covers the period after Napoleon's defeat by Nelson at Trafalgar when the British concentrated on the Mediterranean, determined to stop Napoleon turning eastwards again. For a decade the area became the scene of dangers, real or imagined, and battles on land and sea in remote and exotic places
London walks by Tom Pocock( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breaking the chains : the Royal Navy's war on white slavery by Tom Pocock( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thirst for glory : the life of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith by Tom Pocock( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential Venice by Tom Pocock( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and Finnish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The terror before Trafalgar : Nelson, Napoleon, and the secret war
Alternative Names
Pocock, Thomas Allcot Guy.

Tom Pocock britischer Kriegsberichterstatter, Journalist, Marinehistoriker

Tom Pocock British writer

Tom Pocock Brits militair historicus (1925-2007)

Tom Pocock escritor británico

Languages
English (184)

Spanish (4)

Finnish (1)

German (1)

Covers
The terror before Trafalgar : Nelson, Napoleon, and the secret warRemember Nelson : the life of Captain Sir William HosteBattle for empire : the very first world war, 1756-63Alan MooreheadCaptain Marryat : seaman, writer, and adventurerTrafalgar : an eyewitness historyNelson's womenStopping Napoleon : war and intrigue in the Mediterranean