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The command of the ocean : a naval history of Britain. Vol. 2, 1649-1815

Author: N A M Rodger
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2005.
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Rodger describes with unprecedented authority and scholarship the rise of Britain to naval greatness, and the central place of the Navy and naval activity in the life of the nation and government.

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Genre/Form: Naval history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N A M Rodger
ISBN: 0393060500 9780393060508
OCLC Number: 186575899
Awards: Shortlisted for British Academy Book Prize 2005.
Description: xxix, 907 s. : ill., kart.
Other Titles: 1649-1815.
Responsibility: N.A.M. Rodger.

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Rodger illuminates the world of Nelson and Hardy and its portrayal by C. F. Forrester in the Hornblower novels and Patrick O Brian in the Aubrey and Maturin cycle . . . to understand the Royal Navy Read more...

 
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