WorldCat Identities

Pocock, Tom

Overview
Works: 48 works in 235 publications in 4 languages and 5,557 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Naval history  History  Juvenile works  Guidebooks  Personal narratives‡vAustralian  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives  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 )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,087 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 716 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 479 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 299 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 229 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 227 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 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Moorehead by Tom Pocock( Book )

7 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 166 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 162 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

They show sad farewells between sailors and their loved ones; the pursuit of the French navy; carnage and chaos in the heat of the battle as guns fire from all sides; and Nelson's agonizing death on the Victory after being hit by a musket ball. This graphic recreation tells the very human story behind these historic events." "In his introduction, Tom Pocock evokes the realities of life onboard a nineteenth-century battleship, and discusses Nelson's turbulent life and career. This edition also includes a map, biographical notes on the key figures and a bibliography."--Jacket
Fighting general: the public and private campaigns of General Sir Walter Walker by Tom Pocock( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 152 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 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie over de Engelse koning (1765-1837)
London walks by Tom Pocock( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nelson's women by Tom Pocock( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 141 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 139 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 125 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 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential Venice by Tom Pocock( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and Finnish and held by 68 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)

Languages
English (181)

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