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The Armada

Author: Garrett Mattingly
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1987.
Series: American Heritage library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This "award-winning" story of the defeat of the Spanish Armada has been hailed as a historical masterpiece. The book covers Queen Elizabeth's reign over a turbulent nation, while the Duke of Parma plans the invasion of England from the Netherlands. The crucial period from February 1587 to December 1588 is presented in a series of detailed, dramatic scenes. The second part of the book is devoted to the naval battle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garrett Mattingly
ISBN: 0395083664 9780395083666
OCLC Number: 16806339
Description: xvi, 443 pages, [1] leaf of plates : maps ; 21 cm.
Series Title: American Heritage library.
Responsibility: by Garrett Mattingly.
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This "award-winning" story of the defeat of the Spanish Armada has been hailed as a historical masterpiece. The book covers Queen Elizabeth's reign over a turbulent nation, while the Duke of Parma plans the invasion of England from the Netherlands. The crucial period from February 1587 to December 1588 is presented in a series of detailed, dramatic scenes. The second part of the book is devoted to the naval battle from the first sight of the Armada off the Sicily Isles to the return of its broken remnants to the ports of Spain.

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